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Grove Mountains 021496
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 021496
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 021496
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 3.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 4
  Line 32:
Date:13 Jan 2003
Latitude:72°56'30"S
Longitude:75°18'21"E
Mass (g):3.6
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):31.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.2
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° 56' 30"S, 75° 18' 21"E)

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