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Miller Range 07447
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07447
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07447
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(1)  (2010)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 573 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Field number: 19014
Approved 11 Feb 2010
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Writeup from AMN 33(1):
Sample Number MIL 07447
Pairing  
Newsletter 33,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 19014
Dimensions 3.8 x 2.0 x 2.0
Weight 31.956
Original Classification Ureilite
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
90% black fractured fusion crust covers the surface of this achondrite. Some oxidation is present. The interior is a dark gray to black matrix with a crystalline texture and some rusty areas.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, and Tim McCoy
The section consists of an aggregate of large (up to 1 mm) olivine and pigeonite grains. Individual olivine grains are rimmed by carbon-rich material containing traces of metal. Metal forms veins between olivines. Olivine has cores of Fa17 with rims reduced to Fa10. Pigeonite compositions are Fs14Wo10. The meteorite is a ureilite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07447
mil07447,0post.jpg  MIL07447_2,5pplURE.jpg  MIL07447_2,5xnURE.jpg 
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 2
  Line 501:
Mass (g):32.0
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:B/Ce
Fayalite (mol%):10-17
Ferrosilite (mol%):14
Classifier:SI
Type spec location:JSC, SI
Main mass:JSC
Comments:Fracturing A/B
Institutions
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 33(1) (2010), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 21' 27"S, 156° 15' 47"E)

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     This is 1 of 40756 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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