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Miller Range 07658
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07658
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07658
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 3.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 429 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Field number: 17590
Approved 4 Mar 2009
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Writeup from AMN 32(1):
Sample Number MIL 07658
Pairing  
Newsletter 32,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17590
Dimensions 2.0 x 1.25 x 0.75
Weight 3.310
Original Classification Eucrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
95% of the exterior is covered with black, shiny fusion crust with bubbles. The interior matrix is white, fine grained and is moderately friable. The inclusions are tan, black, and greenish in color.
Thin Section (,4) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section exhibits a range of grain sizes, although boundaries between these regions are diffuse. The meteorite is heavily-shocked, commonly exhibiting mosaicism. Mineral compositions are homogeneous with orthopyroxene (Fs63Wo2), with lamellae of augite (Fs27Wo43) and plagioclase (An85-89Or0.5). The Fe/Mn ratio of the pyroxene is ~28. The meteorite is a eucrite.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07658
mil07658,0,1,3i.jpg  mil07658,659n.jpg  mil07658,659s.jpg  MIL07658ppl.jpg 
MIL07658xn.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 491:
Mass (g):3.3
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:A
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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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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 23' 17"S, 156° 16' 48"E)

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