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Frontier Mountain 01089
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 01089
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 01089
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 2.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 87:

Frontier Mountain 01089

Antarctica

Found 2001 December 16

Achondrite (ureilite)

A weathered stony fragment of 2.1 g was recovered. Mineralogy and classification (R. Carampin and A. M. Fioretti, UPad): FRO 01089 shows typical texture and consists of olivine Fo77 (with Fo85 reduced rims), pigeonite En70 Wo13 and interstitial carbonaceous materials. Silicate mineral mode is olivine 91 vol% and pigeonite 9 vol%. Weathering is minor, with thin limonite veins in fractures. Main mass, type specimen, thin section, MNA-SI.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 2
  Line 70:
Latitude:72°57'08"S
Longitude:160°27'20"E
Mass (g):2.1
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Classifier:R. Carampin and A. M. Fioretti, UPad
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
UPad: Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse-CNR, University di Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 8"S, 160° 27' 20"E)

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