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Dominion Range 14238
Basic information Name: Dominion Range 14238
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DOM 14238
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 10.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 39(1)  (2016)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 158 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2016
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 39(1):
Sample Number DOM 14238
Newsletter 39,1
Location Dominion Range
Field Number 23540
Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0 x 1.7
Weight 10.51
Original Classification CK5 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 30
Weathering
B
Fracturing
B/C
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
Exterior is gray in color with black patches of fractured fusion crust. The meteorite has a pebbly texture with abundant fractures that penetrate the surface. The interior has a black matrix in middle of sample with gray weathered matrix surrounding it. Chondrules are visible and brown rusty oxidation is present.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy
The section consists of large (up to 2 mm), well-defined chondrules in a matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and abundant magnetite. The meteorite is little weathered, but extensively shock blackened. Silicates are homogeneous. Olivine is Fa30. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample DOM 14238
Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238 Displaying Bottom Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238 Displaying East Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238 Displaying North Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238 Displaying South Orientation 
Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238 Displaying West Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 14238   Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Plane-Polarized Light with 5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Reflected Light with 5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 14238 in Cross-Polarized Light with 5X Magnification 
Data from:
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Date:2014
Mass (g):10.5
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):30
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):10.5
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 39(1) (2016), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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