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Miller Range 11206
Basic information Name: Miller Range 11206
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 11206
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 35(2)  (2012)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 538 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: 21483
Approved 4 Sep 2012
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Writeup from AMN 35(2):
Sample Number MIL 11 206
Newsletter 35,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 21483
Dimensions 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.75
Weight 40.03
Original Classification CV3 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 1-44; Ferrosilite (mol%): 11
Weathering
C
Fracturing
A/B
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
30% of the exterior has very weathered fusion crust. The crust is vesicular and rough and has small fragments spawling off. The interior matrix is brown with small light colored inclusions.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy and Sheri Singerling
The section exhibits large chondrules (up to 2 mm) and CAIs in a dark matrix. Section is moderately weathered. Olivines range from Fa1-31, with most Fa1-5, and pyroxenes from Fs1-2. The meteorite is an unequilibrated carbonaceous chondrites, probably a CV3.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 11206
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Reflected Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11206 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11206 Showing Interior View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11206 Showing East View 
Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11206 Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11206 Showing South View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11206 Showing West View 
Data from:
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Date:2011
Mass (g):40.0
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):1-44
Ferrosilite (mol%):11
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):40.0
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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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° 24' 12"S, 156° 44' 56"E)

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