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Grove Mountains 052049 meteorite (GRV 052049), Grove Mountains, American Highland, Eastern Antarctica, Antarcticai
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Grove Mountains 052049 meteorite (GRV 052049)Meteorite Fall Location
Grove MountainsMountain Range
American Highland- not defined -
Eastern AntarcticaRegion

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
72° 46' 23'' South , 75° 20' 8'' East
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96.7g found 16 Jan 2006.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

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Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?sea=Grove+Mountains+052049&sfor=names&ants=&falls=&valids=&stype=contains&lrec=50&map=ll&browse=&country=All&srt=name&categ=All&mblist=All&rect=&phot=&snew=0&pnt=Normal%20table&code=44887
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?sea=Grove+Mountains+052049&sfor=names&ants=&falls=&valids=&stype=contains&lrec=50&map=ll&browse=&country=All&srt=name&categ=All&mblist=All&rect=&phot=&snew=0&pnt=Normal%20table&code=44887
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: Feng, L., Lin, Y., Hu, S., Xu, L. & Miao, B. Estimating compositions of natural ringwoodite in the heavily shocked Grove Mountains 052049 meteorite from Raman spectra. Am. Mineral. 96, 1480–1489 (2011)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Reference: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?sea=Grove+Mountains+052049&sfor=names&ants=&falls=&valids=&stype=contains&lrec=50&map=ll&browse=&country=All&srt=name&categ=All&mblist=All&rect=&phot=&snew=0&pnt=Normal%20table&code=44887

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

O Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
O Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Mg Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Si Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Fe Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Fe Wadsleyite(Mg,Fe2+)2(SiO4)


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Feng, L., Lin, Y., Hu, S., Xu, L., Miao, B. (2011) Estimating compositions of natural ringwoodite in the heavily shocked Grove Mountains 052049 meteorite from Raman spectra. American Mineralogist, 96, 1480–1489.

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