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Miller Range 11097
Basic information Name: Miller Range 11097
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 11097
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 69.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 36(1)  (2013)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 22586
Approved 25 Feb 2013
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Writeup from AMN 102:
Sample Number MIL 11097
Newsletter 36,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 22586
Dimensions 5.0 x 3.0 x 3.5
Weight 69.63
Original Classification CV3 chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 0-94; Ferrosilite (mol%): 48
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
50% of the exterior surface has patches of fusion crust, that exhibit polygonal fractures and evaporites. The interior matrix is black with a light gray oxidation rind and light inclusions.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan
The section exhibits large chondrules (up to 2 mm) and CAIs in a dark matrix. The section is moderately weathered. Olivines range from Fa0-94, and pyroxene is Fs48Wo51. The meteorite is an unequilibrated carbonaceous chondrite, probably a CV3.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 11097
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Reflected Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification  Lab Photo of Sample MIL11097 Displaying Splits  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL11097 Displaying East Orientation  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL11097 Displaying North Orientation 
Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL11097 Displaying South Orientation  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL11097 Displaying West Orientation  Lab Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11097 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Date:2011
Mass (g):69.6
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:Be
Fayalite (mol%):0-94
Ferrosilite (mol%):48
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):69.6
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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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 36(1) (2013), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 28' 34"S, 156° 42' 58"E)

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