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Grove Mountains 055153
Basic information Name: Grove Mountains 055153
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GRV 055153
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CARE)]
Mass:help 0.17 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 180 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 7 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 6
  Line 947:
Date:1/9/2006
Latitude:72°59'56"S
Longitude:75°11'14"E
Mass (g):0.17
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:GIGCAS
Type spec location:PRIC
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PRIC: Polar Research Institute of China, 451 Jinqiao Road, Shanghai 200129, China; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Apr 2013)
GIGCAS: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (72° 59' 56"S, 75° 11' 14"E)

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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