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Frontier Mountain 09003
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 09003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 09003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 8.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 21 Apr 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 454:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:9 Dec 2009
Latitude:72°57.177'S
Longitude:160°26.831'E
Mass (g):8.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A.M. Fioretti, R. Carampin, CNR
Type spec mass (g):8.4
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Comments:Meteorite recovered by L. Folco and P. Rochette during the XXV PNRA expedition.; submitted by L. Folco
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
CNR: Instituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche, Sez. Di Padova, Corso Garibaldi 37, 35100 Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 11"S, 160° 26' 50"E)

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