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Frontier Mountain 90168
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 90168
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 90168
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by EUROMET and PNRA]
Mass:help 14.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB77
  Table 4
  Line 6:
Mass (g):14.26
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):20(core)-3(rim)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:R. Hutchison and E. Grant, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
Comments:paired with FRO 90036. Olivines are mosaiced, indicating a high degree of shock. Rare pyroxenes are Wo1-3En83Fs16, contains Fe3Si, also troilite
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 59' 27"S, 160° 22' 33"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 18"S, 160° 26' 46"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.6 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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