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Miller Range 15229
Basic information Name: Miller Range 15229
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 15229
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.89 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 42(1)  (2019)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 491 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2019
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Writeup from AMN 42(1):
Data from:
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Date:2015
Latitude:-83.1790
Longitude:155.836
Mass (g):2.888
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0-11
Ferrosilite (mol%):1
Magnetic suscept.:4.01
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):2.888
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Field no: 23376; 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 42(1) (2019), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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     Recommended::   (83° 10' 44"S, 155° 50' 10"E)

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     This is 1 of 38674 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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