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Frontier Mountain 90054
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90054
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90054
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 17.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 3
  Line 24:
Mass (g):17.51
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):13.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):En84Wo5
Classifier:A. M. Fioretti (C.S.P.O.A.O. CNR, Padova, Italy), G.-M. Molin, G. Salviulo (University of Padova, Italy) and G. P. Sighinolfi (University of Modena, Italy)
Comments:60% augite, low shock
Institutions
   and collections
CNR: Instituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche, Sez. Di Padova, Corso Garibaldi 37, 35100 Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 21"S, 160° 26' 19"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.4 km apart

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