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Grove Mountains 98002
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 98002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 98002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 76.4 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 6546 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 3
  Line 2:
Latitude:72°49'16"S
Longitude:75°25'35"E
Mass (g):76.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
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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° 49' 16"S, 75° 25' 35"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 49' 16"S, 75° 25' 35"E)

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