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Miller Range 07404
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07404
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07404
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(1)  (2011)  CB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CB
Recommended:  CB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as CB.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CB chondrites, CH-CB family, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Field number: 18622
Approved 14 Feb 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(1):
Sample Number MIL 07404
Newsletter 34,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18622
Dimensions 1.0 x 0.75 x 0.5
Weight 0.8
Original Classification CB Chondrite
Pairing MIL 07404; MIL 07558; MIL 07598
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 4-47 ; Ferrosilite (mol%): 3-9
Weathering
B
Fracturing
B
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exteriors are brown with rusty patches. The interiors are rusty with high amounts of metal.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The sections consist of round metal chondrules (up to 1 cm) and chondrule fragments. Chondrule fragments up to 1 mm are dominated by radiating pyroxene textures with olivine present. Silicates are magnesian (Fa4-47, Fs2-9Wo0-12). The meteorites are CB chondrites and may be paired with the MIL 05082 pairing group.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07404
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07404 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07404 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07404 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 07404 Displaying North View 
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Date:2007
Mass (g):0.8
Pieces:1
Class:CB
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):4-47
Ferrosilite (mol%):3-9
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):0.8
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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 34(1) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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     Recommended::   (83° 22' 46"S, 156° 11' 31"E)

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