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Grove Mountains 022793
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 022793
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 022793
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.66 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 5
  Line 286:
Date:1/22/2003
Latitude:72°46'32"S
Longitude:75°20'19"E
Mass (g):0.66
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
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
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 46' 32"S, 75° 20' 19"E)

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