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Miller Range 07660
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07660
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07660
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite brecciated
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: 17340
Approved 4 Mar 2009
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Writeup from AMN 32(1):
Sample Number MIL 07660
Pairing  
Newsletter 32,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17340
Dimensions 1.5 x 1.0 x 1.25
Weight 2.40
Original Classification Eucrite (Brecciated)
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The fusion crust on this meteorite is black and shiny. The interior is a gray matrix with a few green patches.
Thin Section (,3) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
This meteorite consists of 2-3 mm clasts of moderate grain-sized basalts set in a comminuted matrix. The meteorite is extensively shocked. Mineral compositions are homogeneous with orthopyroxene (Fs61Wo2), with lamellae of augite (Fs26Wo44) and plagioclase (An89Or0.5). The Fe/Mn ratio of the pyroxene is ~28. The meteorite is a brecciated eucrite.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07660
mil07660,661n.jpg  mil07660,661s.jpg  MIL07660ppl.jpg  MIL07660pplb.jpg 
MIL07660xn.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 493:
Mass (g):2.4
Class:Eucrite brecciated
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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     Recommended::   (83° 21' 28"S, 156° 14' 17"E)

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     This is 1 of 39175 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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