CAMPIONE METEORITE - METEORITE SAMPLE

Name Frontier Mountain 01020
Abbreviation FRO 01020
Observed fall No
Place of Recovery Frontier Mountain, Antarctica
Country ANTARCTICA
Italian Antarctic Expedition 17
Latitude 72° 59' 23'' S
Longitude 160° 24' 12'' E
Findsite remarks Meteorite Valley Moraine
Field description 70% crusted stony fragment, flat 1 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm
Find date (dd/mm/yyyy) 12/12/2001
Finder FERRARIS C.
Original Mass (g) 2.3
Mass at MNA (g) 2.09
Thin section available
Status OFFICIAL
Coarse Type STONY
Type CHONDRITE
Class/Clan ORDINARY CHONDRITE
Group H 6
Shock stage S2
Weathering grade W1
Fa (Ol) 20
Fs (low Ca Px) 17
Classified by R. Carampin and A.M. Fioretti (Upad)
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., Folco L., Jones R., Grady M.M., McCoy T. and Grossman J.N. (2003) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 87, 2003 July. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 38(S7), A189-A248.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2003.tb00328.x
PROJECT
Title Concentrazioni di meteoriti: individuazione, raccolta e studio
Acr
Code
PI Marcello Mellini

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