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Miller Range 07582
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07582
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07582
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 12.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 32(2)  (2009)  Acapulcoite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Field number: 17521
Approved 4 Sep 2009
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Writeup from AMN 32(2):
Sample Number MIL 07582
Pairing
Newsletter 32,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17581
Dimensions 2.1 x 1.9 x 1.5
Weight 12.42
Original Classification Acapulcoite
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The exterior is covered with brown/black fusion crust with some oxidation. The interior has a crystalline texture and is brown in color with rusty areas and metal.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of an equigranular aggregate of olivine, pyroxene, plagioclase, and metal with minor sulfide and chromite, with an average grain size of 0.5 mm, with some grains up to 1 mm. Olivine (Fa10) and pyroxene (Fs11) are homogeneous. One calcic pyroxene grain was analyzed (Fs4). This section is moderately weathered. The meteorite is an acapulcoite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07582
MIL 07582 Meteorite Sample Photograph Showing North View  MIL 07582 Meteorite Thin Section Photo with 2.5x magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  MIL 07582 Meteorite Thin Section Photo with 2.5x magnification in Reflected Light  MIL 07582 Meteorite Thin Section Photo with 2.5x magnification in Cross-Polarized Light 
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 2
  Line 511:
Mass (g):12.4
Class:Acapulcoite
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):10
Ferrosilite (mol%):11
Classifier:SI
Type spec location:JSC, SI
Main mass:JSC
Comments:Fracturing A
Institutions
   and collections
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 32(2) (2009), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 22' 43"S, 156° 11' 56"E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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