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Grove Mountains 020952
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 020952
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 020952
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.2 g
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7139 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 19 Nov 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:ice field
Date:11 Jan 2003
Latitude:72°59'02"S
Longitude:75°14'47"E
Mass (g):0.2
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.77±0.3 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.76±0.68 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.13±0.31 (n=3)
Classifier:B. Miao, Z. Xia, L. Xie, C.Zhang, G Chen, X Jia?X Guo, X Wang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):0.20
Type spec location:PRIC
Main mass:PRIC
Finder:CHINARE
Comments:Submitted by Bingkui Miao
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 59' 2"S, 75° 14' 47"E)

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     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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