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Frontier Mountain 90147
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90147
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90147
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 5.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  L7
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L7
Recommended:  L7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as L7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 4
  Line 55:
Mass (g):5.43
Class:L7
Shock stage:S5
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Classifier:P. A. Bland (The Open University) and L. Folco (University of Siena)
Main mass:Specimens and thin sections are held at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 16"S, 160° 30' 5"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.8 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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