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Miller Range 07004
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 703 g
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  Eucrite-br
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite brecciated
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 218 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Field number: 17958
Approved 8 Sep 2008
Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number MIL 07004
Newsletter 31,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17958
Dimensions 10.5 x 6.0 x 6.0
Weight 703.223
Original Classification Eucrite (Brecciated)
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
75% of the exterior is covered with black shiny, ropey fusion crust. The exposed interior is gray with numerous vugs. Some areas of fusion crust exhibit polygonal fracturing. The interior consists of tan clasts of various sizes surrounded by light gray matrix. Some areas have white material (evaporites). The fine grained matrix is soft and moderately friable.
Thin Section (,6) Description - Tim McCoy, Linda Welzenbach, Cari Corrigan, and Rhiannon Mayne
This meteorite is dominated by fine-grained (~200 micron average grain size) basaltic clasts set in a clastic matrix. Mineral compositions are homogeneous with orthopyroxene (Fs62Wo2), with lamellae of augite (Fs27Wo43), and plagioclase (An88Or0.4). The Fe/Mn ratio of the pyroxene is ~30. The meteorite is a brecciated eucrite.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07004
MIL07004,6_2.5x_ppl.jpg  MIL07004,6_5x_xpl.jpg  mil07004,0b.jpg  mil07004,0e.jpg 
mil07004,0n.jpg  mil07004,0s.jpg  mil07004,0,1,2,3i.jpg  mil07004,0t.jpg 
mil07004,0w.jpg  MIL07004,6_2.5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07004,6_5x_ppl.jpg 
Data from:
  Table 5
  Line 477:
Mass (g):703.2
Class:Eucrite brecciated
Weathering grade:B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(2) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (83° 23' 19"S, 156° 11' 31"E)

     This is 1 of 43700 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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