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Miller Range 07670
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07670
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07670
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 7.7 g
Classification
  history:
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: 18138
Approved 4 Mar 2009
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Writeup from AMN 32(1):
Sample Number MIL 07670
Pairing  
Newsletter 32,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18138
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.0 x 1.5
Weight 7.650
Original Classification CM2 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
Small patches of purplish fusion crust are visible on the exterior surface. The interior is a black powdery matrix with an oxidation rind. Small (mm sized) light colored chondrules are visible.
Thin Section (,4) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists 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. Olivine compositions are Fa1-48, orthopyroxene is Fs5. 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 MIL 07670
mil07670,0,1,3i.jpg  mil07670,671n.jpg  mil07670,671s.jpg  MIL07670ppl.jpg 
MIL07670xn.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 501:
Mass (g):7.7
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 32(1) (2009), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (83° 20' 51"S, 156° 17' 13"E)

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