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Frontier Mountain 10069
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10069
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10069
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 11.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 490:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:16 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.198'S
Longitude:160°26.762'E
Mass (g):11.4
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):5.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.09
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):5.21; 4.44
Type spec location:MNA-SI, KOPRI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:Olivine-pigeonite rock, poikilitic texture, coarse grained, C-rich material along silicate grain boundaries, reduced rims around olivine.; submitted by L. Folco (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)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 12"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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