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Miller Range 05013
Basic information Name: Miller Range 05013
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 05013
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1495 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(1)  (2007)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Field number: 18027
Approved 16 Feb 2007
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Writeup from AMN 30(1):
Sample No.: MIL 05013
Location: Miller Range
Field No.: 18027
Dimensions (cm):   10.5x7.7x7.8
Weight (g): 1494.6
Meteorite Type: CO3 Chondrite


Macroscopic Description: Cecilia Satterwhite
This fractured carbonaceous chondrite has brown/black fusion crust covering 95% of its exterior surface. Evaporites and oxidation are visible. The interior is black with oxidation and some rusty areas. White specks and some metal are visible.


Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy and Valerie Reynolds
The meteorite is likely paired with the MIL 03377 pairing group, the original description of which was: The sections consist of abundant small (up to 1 mm) chondrules, chondrule fragments and mineral grains in a dark matrix. Metal and sulfide occur within and rimming the chondrules. Olivine ranges in composition from Fa0-55, with a continuous range of intermediate compositions and a slight peak at Fa1-5. Pyroxene is Fs1-2. The meteorites are CO3 chondrites.



Thin Section Images

Cross-Polarized
Light MIL 05013
Plane-Polarized
Light MIL 05013
Reflected
Light MIL 05013
MIL 05013 - Cross-Polarized Light MIL 05013 - Plane-Polarized Light MIL 05013 - Reflected Light




Data from:
  MB92
  Table 3
  Line 822:
Mass (g):1494.6
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:B/CE
Fayalite (mol%):1-47
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-6
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(1) (2007), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 24' 5"S, 155° 52' 59"E)

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