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Miller Range 07305
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07305
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07305
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(2)  (2010)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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: 19892
Approved 12 Sep 2010
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Writeup from AMN 33(2):
Sample Number MIL 07305
Newsletter 33,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 19892
Dimensions 1.5 x 1.25 x 0.5
Weight 2.45
Original Classification CK5 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
90% of the exterior has rough brown/black fusion crust. The interior matrix is medium gray in color with <mm size light colored chondrules.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of chondrules (up to 2 mm) in a matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and abundant magnetite. The meteorite is shock-blackened. Olivine is Fa30-31 and orthopyroxene is Fs8-20. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07305
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07305 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07305 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07305 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07305 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification 
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2007
Mass (g):2.5
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):30-31
Ferrosilite (mol%):8-20
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):2.5
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
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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 33(2) (2010), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 23' 33"S, 156° 4' 48"E)

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