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Frontier Mountain 99022
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 99022
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 99022
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 0.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 135:
Latitude:72°59'36"S
Longitude:160°24'52"E
Mass (g):0.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1/2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:M. Macrì, A. Maras, and M. Serracino (URoma)
Institutions
   and collections
URoma: Museo di Mineralogia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” Piazzale Aldo Moro,5 I-00185 ROMA, Italy (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 36"S, 160° 24' 52"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 36"S, 160° 24' 52"E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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