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Miller Range 090294
Basic information Name: Miller Range 090294
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 090294
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 10 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 35(2)  (2012)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 20537
Approved 4 Sep 2012
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Writeup from AMN 35(2):
Sample Number MIL 090294
Newsletter 35,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 20537
Dimensions 3.0 x 2.0 x 1.25
Weight  
Original Classification CK5 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 33
Weathering
A/B
Fracturing
A/B
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exterior has 30% brown/black fusion crust with polygonal fractures. The interior matrix is soft, medium gray in color with gray chondrules.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan and Nicole Lunning
This section consists of large (up to 1.5 mm), well-defined chondrules in a matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and abundant magnetite grains. Silicates are homogeneous. Olivine is Fa33 and pyroxene is Fs8. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 090294
Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 090294 Showing North View  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Reflected Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090294 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2009
Mass (g):10.0
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):33
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):10.0
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
Institutions
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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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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 22' 8"S, 156° 28' 12"E)

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