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Miller Range 05041
Basic information Name: Miller Range 05041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 05041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 240 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(1)  (2007)  Eucrite-br
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  Eucrite-br
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Field number: 18026
Approved 16 Feb 2007
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Writeup from AMN 30(1):
Sample No.: MIL 05041
Location: Miller Range
Field No.: 18026
Dimensions (cm):   7.0x5.0x4.0
Weight (g): 239.800
Meteorite Type: Eucrite (Brecciated)


Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
40% of the exterior is covered with brown/black rough textured fusion crust. The exterior has some vugs. The tan and white interior is soft and somewhat friable.


Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy and Valerie Reynolds
The meteorite consists of coarse-grained basaltic fragments up to 1 mm set in a coarse, recrystallized matrix. Mineral compositions are homogeneous with pyroxene of Fs60Wo2 and feldspar of An89Or1. The Fe/Mn ratio of the pyroxene is ~30. The meteorite is a brecciated eucrite.



Thin Section Images

Cross-Polarized
Light MIL 05041
Plane-Polarized
Light MIL 05041
MIL 05041 - Cross-Polarized Light MIL 05041 - Plane-Polarized Light



Lab Images

MIL 05041
MIL 05041
MIL 05041

Data from:
  MB92
  Table 3
  Line 848:
Mass (g):239.8
Class:Euc (Brecciated)
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):60
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(1) (2007), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 29' 37"S, 156° 40' 41"E)

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