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Miller Range 13328
Basic information Name: Miller Range 13328
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 13328
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 38(2)  (2015)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 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: 21722
Approved 28 Aug 2015
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Writeup from AMN 38(2):
Sample Number MIL 13328
Newsletter 38,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 21722
Dimensions 5.9 x 3.8 x 1.6
Weight 69.01
Original Classification CV3 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 1-14; Ferrosilite (mol%): 1
Macroscopic Description - Mitchell Haller
40% of the exterior has black fusion crust with minor fractures. Areas without fusion crust are gray colored with yellow and white inclusions and chondrules. The interior is a dark gray matrix with yellow and white inclusions/chondrules.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy
The section exhibits large chondrules (up to 2 mm), CAIs and AOAs in a dark matrix. Olivines range from Fa1-14, with most Fa1-2, and pyroxenes of Fs1. The meteorite is an unequilibrated carbonaceous chondrite, probably a CV3.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 13328
Lab Photo of Sample MIL 13328   Lab Photo of Sample MIL 13328 Displaying North Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 13328 Displaying South Bottom Orientation  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 13328 Displaying North Orientation 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 13328 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 13328 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 13328 in Plane-Polarized Light with 5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 13328 in Cross-Polarized Light with 5X Magnification 
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2013
Mass (g):69.0
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):1-14
Ferrosilite (mol%):1
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):69.0
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 38(2) (2015), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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     Recommended::   (83° 31' 30"S, 156° 59' 38"E)

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