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Frontier Mountain 97013
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 97013
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 97013
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 21.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  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 84:

Frontier Mountain 97013

Ureilite

Typical texture; olivine (73 vol%) and pigeonite
(16 vol%) have homogeneous cores (Fa21 and Fs18Wo6, respectively ) and reduced rims; minor minerals include metal, sulfide and schreibersite; interstitial carbonaceous material bears tiny diamond crystals, as identified by cathodoluminescence.

Data from:
  MB84
  Table 2
  Line 66:
Latitude:72°57'13"S
Longitude:160°26'46"E
Mass (g):21.4
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21 rr 4
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:R. Carampin, A. M. Fioretti, and G. Molin (UPad)
Comments:see text
Institutions
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UPad: Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse-CNR, University di Padova, Italy (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 57' 13"S, 160° 26' 46"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 13"S, 160° 26' 46"E)

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