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Grove Mountains 020079
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020079
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020079
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 24.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 4
  Line 13:
Date:3 Jan 2003
Latitude:73°00'18"S
Longitude:75°16'20"E
Mass (g):24.8
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.2
Classifier:H. Wang, Y. Liang, R. Wang, J. Ji, W. Zhang and X. Chen, NU
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NU: School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, #163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing 210023, China, China (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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     Recommended::   (73° 0' 18"S, 75° 16' 20"E)

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