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Grove Mountains 020301
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020301
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020301
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 1.58 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 36:
Date:1/10/2003
Latitude:72°59'02"S
Longitude:75°14'47"E
Mass (g):1.58
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:PMO
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Institutions
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 59' 2"S, 75° 14' 47"E)

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