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Dominion Range 08003
Basic information Name: Dominion Range 08003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DOM 08003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 109 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(1)  (2010)  CM2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2010
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Writeup from AMN 33(1):
Sample Number DOM 08003
Pairing  
Newsletter 33,1
Location Dominion Range
Field Number 18574
Dimensions 6.5 x 4.5 x 4.0
Weight 108.980
Original Classification CM2 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
95% of the exterior is purple to brown fusion crust with polygonal fractures. The interior matrix is black and contains
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan
The section consists of a few small chondrules (up to 0.5 mm), mineral grains and CAIs set in a black matrix; rare metal, sulfide and carbonate grains are present. Olivine compositions are Fa3-48. Aqueous alteration of the matrix is substantial, but the chondrules are only modestly altered. The meteorite is a CM2 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample DOM 08003
dom08003,0,1,3i.jpg  dom08003,004b.jpg  dom08003,004e.jpg  dom08003,004n.jpg 
dom08003,004s.jpg  dom08003,004t.jpg  dom08003,004w.jpg 
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 2
  Line 3:
Mass (g):109
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%): 2-48
Ferrosilite (mol%):
Classifier:SI
Type spec location:JSC, SI
Main mass:JSC
Comments:Fracturing A/B
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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(1) (2010), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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