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Grove Mountains 020116
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020116
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020116
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 123.6 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 18:
Date:6 Jan 2003
Latitude:72°58'45"S
Longitude:75°15'56"E
Mass (g):123.6
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:B. Miao, Y. Lin, R. Lu and D. Wang, CAS
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CAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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     Recommended::   (72° 58' 45"S, 75° 15' 56"E)

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