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Miller Range 07700
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07700
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07700
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 67.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  CM2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  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: Field number: 17597
Approved 8 Sep 2008
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Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number MIL 07700
Pairing  
Newsletter 31,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17597
Dimensions 6.0 x 5.0 x 2.5
Weight 67.629
Original Classification CM2 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Roger Harrington
The exterior has a dull black fusion crust on 90% of its surface. There is a broken surface that reveals a black fine grained matrix with metal inclusions that are bounded by a white mineral. The interior is a dull black fine grained matrix.
Thin Section (,6) Description - Tim McCoy, Linda Welzenbach, Cari Corrigan, and Rhiannon Mayne
This section consist of a few small chondrules (up to 0.5 mm), mineral grains and CAIs set in a black matrix; rare metal and sulfide grains are present. Chondrules have experienced modest aqueous alteration. Olivine compositions are Fa1-30 The meteorite is a CM2 chondrite.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07700
MIL07700,6_5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07700,6_2.5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07700,6_5x_ppl.jpg  MIL07700,6_2.5x_ppl.jpg 
MIL07700,0B.jpg  MIL07700,0BE.jpg  MIL07700,0BN.jpg  MIL07700,0BW.jpg 
MIL07700,0BWcloseup.jpg  MIL07700,0post.jpg  MIL07700,0reconstruction.jpg  MIL07700,0T.jpg 
MIL07700,0TE.jpg  MIL07700,0TN.jpg  MIL07700,0TS.jpg  MIL07700,0TW.jpg 
MIL07700,0BEcloseup.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 510:
Mass (g):67.6
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:A
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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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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 17' 52"S, 155° 34' 37"E)

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