CAMPIONE METEORITE - METEORITE SAMPLE

Name Frontier Mountain 93030
Abbreviation FRO 93030
Observed fall No
Place of Recovery Frontier Mountain, Antarctica
Country ANTARCTICA
Italian Antarctic Expedition 9
Latitude 72° 59' 23'' S
Longitude 160° 24' 26'' E
Findsite remarks Meteorite Valley Moraine; 5 m E of FRO 93040
Field description 80% crusted fragment, triangular in cross-section, magnetic
Find date (dd/mm/yyyy) 10/1/1994
Finder FOLCO L.
Original Mass (g) 7.58
Mass at MNA (g) 6.24
Thin section not available
Status OFFICIAL
Coarse Type STONY
Type CHONDRITE
Class/Clan ORDINARY CHONDRITE
Group H 4
Shock stage S2
Weathering grade W1
Fa (Ol) 18.1
Fs (low Ca Px) 14.5 (4.4-17.0)
Classified by J.C. Bridges, R. Hutchison, M.J. Genge and M.M. Grady (NHM-London)
Comments Breccia
Other data
References
  1. Folco L. and Rastelli N. (2000) The meteorite collection of the Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide in Siena. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 35(S5), A189-A198.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2000.tb01795.x
  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. Grady M.M. (2000) Catalogue of meteorites. Fifth Edition. The Natural History Museum, London, U.K., 690 pp.
    https://doi.org/10.5519/tqfuwle7
  4. Grossman J.N. (1997) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 81, 1997 July. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 32(S4), A159-A166.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.1997.tb01595.x
  5. Rochette P., Sagnotti L., Consolomagno G., Folco L., Maras A., Panzarino F., Pesonen L., Serra R. and Terho M. (2001) A magnetic susceptibility database for stony meteorites. Quaderni di Geofisica 18, 1-6.
    https://editoria.ingv.it/archivio_pdf/qdg/18/pdf/qdg_18.pdf
PROJECT
Title EUROMET: an European meteorite collection programme
Acr EUROMET
Code
PI Marcello Mellini

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