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Miller Range 090369
Basic information Name: Miller Range 090369
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 090369
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.3 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(2)  (2011)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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: 20595
Approved 10 Sep 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(2):
Sample Number MIL 090369
Newsletter 34,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 20595
Dimensions 1.25 x 1.5 x 1.0
Weight 1.33
Original Classification CO3 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The weathered brown exterior has no fusion crust. The interior is a weathered black matrix with an oxidation rind and one visible chondrule ~1 mm in size.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, Linda Welzenbach and Nicole Lunning
The section consists of a few small (up to 1 mm) chondrules and mineral fragments and larger chondrules and CAIs in a dark, somewhat altered matrix. AOAs range up to 2 mm. Metal and sulfide are less common and occur within the chondrules. At least one compound CAI was found. Olivine ranges in composition from Fa1-54. Pyroxene analyses are Fs1Wo5. This is a CO3 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 090369
Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 090369Showing North View 
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 664:
Date:2009
Mass (g):1.3
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):1-54
Ferrosilite (mol%):1
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):1.3
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 34(2) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 21' 59"S, 156° 28' 1"E)

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