CAMPIONE METEORITE - METEORITE SAMPLE

Name Frontier Mountain 01171
Abbreviation FRO 01171
Observed fall No
Place of Recovery Frontier Mountain, Antarctica
Country ANTARCTICA
Italian Antarctic Expedition 17
Latitude 72° 57' 9'' S
Longitude 160° 28' 10'' E
Findsite remarks scatterfield
Field description weathered stony fragment 1 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm
Find date (dd/mm/yyyy) 10/12/2001
Finder FOLCO L.
Original Mass (g) 3.8
Mass at MNA (g) 3.54
Thin section available
Status OFFICIAL
Coarse Type STONY
Type CHONDRITE
Class/Clan ORDINARY CHONDRITE
Group H 6
Shock stage S2
Weathering grade W2
Fa (Ol) 19
Fs (low Ca Px) 16
Classified by A. Burroni and L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Comments
Other data
References
  1. Ferraris C., Folco L., Mellini M. and Zeoli A. (2003) Meteorites: 174 new finds from Frontier Mountain and other blue ice fields in the Rennick Glacier and David Glacier regions (Antarctica, 2001-2002). Terra Antartica Reports 8, 185-188.
  2. Folco L. and Rastelli N. (2002) The meteorite collection of the Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide in Siena. December 2002 update. Terra Antartica 9(2), 101-117.
    http://192.167.120.37/Editoria/TAP/TA_pdfs/Volume_09/TA_09_101_Folco.pdf
  3. Russell S.S., Zipfel J., Grossman J.N. and Grady M.M. (2002) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 86, 2002 July. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 37(S5), A157-A184.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2002.tb00913.x
PROJECT
Title Concentrazioni di meteoriti: individuazione, raccolta e studio
Acr
Code
PI Marcello Mellini

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