Name Frontier Mountain 01017
Abbreviation FRO 01017
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) 1.5
Mass at MNA (g) 1.2
Thin section available
Type Ordinary chondrite
Class H3-4
Shock stage S4
Weathering grade W1
Fa (Ol) 2-29
Fs (low Ca Px) 4-22
  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. 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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