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Grove Mountains 020127
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020127
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020127
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 6.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6549 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 106:
Date:6-Jan-2003
Latitude:72°58'50"S
Longitude:75°15'45"E
Mass (g):6.77
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:GIGCAS
Main mass:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GIGCAS: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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     Recommended::   (72° 58' 50"S, 75° 15' 45"E)

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     This is 1 of 39175 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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