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Miller Butte 01001
Basic information Name: Miller Butte 01001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIB 01001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 6.26 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 18 Apr 2017: Corrected longitude
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 4
  Line 29:
Latitude:72°41'03"S
Longitude:161°18'57"E
Mass (g):6260
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:finder except DaG 877, HaH 293 and HaH 294
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Luigi Folco   
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (72° 41' 3"S, 161° 18' 57"E)
     Recommended::   (72° 41' 3"S, 160° 18' 57"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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