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Grove Mountains 021712
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021712
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021712
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 285 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6702 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)
Comments: Approved 5 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 6
  Line 235:
Date:20-Jan-2003
Latitude:72°47'25"S
Longitude:75°17'42"E
Mass (g):285.3
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:GUT
Main mass:PRIC
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 47' 25"S, 75° 17' 42"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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