Name Frontier Mountain 01037
Abbreviation FRO 01037
Observed fall No
Place of Recovery Frontier Mountain, Antarctica
Latitude 72° 59' 20'' S
Longitude 160° 24' 19'' E
Find date (dd/mm/yyyy) 12/12/2001
Original Mass (g) 18.2
Mass at MNA (g) 17.97
Thin section available
Type Ordinary chondrite
Class H3-6
Shock stage S4
Weathering grade W2
Fa (Ol) 17-22
Fs (low Ca Px) 10-16
  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.
  3. Maras A. and Macrì M. (2003) Thermal and shock metamorphic features and terrestrial weathering in opaque minerals of some Antarctic ordinary chondrites recovered by Italian expeditions to Frontier Mountain. Terra Antartica Reports 8, 197-202.
  4. 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, A189-A248.

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