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Grove Mountains 053978
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 053978
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 053978
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 7.1 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 752:
Date:1/23/2006
Latitude:72°46'18"S
Longitude:75°19'31"E
Mass (g):7.08
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):32.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4
Classifier:NAOC
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)
NAOC: National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012, China (institutional address)
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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' 18"S, 75° 19' 31"E)

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