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Miller Range 091007
Basic information Name: Miller Range 091007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 091007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 5.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 35(2)  (2012)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 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: Field number: 18854
Approved 4 Sep 2012
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Writeup from AMN 35(2):
Sample Number MIL 091007
Newsletter 35,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18854
Dimensions 2.0 x 1.7 x 1.1
Weight 5.64
Original Classification CK5 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 29
Weathering
Be
Fracturing
A
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
40% of the exterior has frothy black fusion crust. The interior is a dark gray to black matrix with fine grained texture, some inclusions/chondrules are present.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan and Nicole Lunning
This section consists of large (up to 1.5 mm), well-defined chondrules in a matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and abundant magnetite grains. Silicates are homogeneous. Olivine is Fa29. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 091007
Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 091007 Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 091007 Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 091007 Showing Post-Processing View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 091007 Showing Bottom View 
Lab Photo of Sample MIL 091007 Showing North View  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Reflected Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 091007 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2009
Mass (g):5.6
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:Be
Fayalite (mol%):29
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):5.6
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 35(2) (2012), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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     Recommended::   (83° 21' 32"S, 156° 23' 46"E)

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