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Miller Range 07588
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07588
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07588
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.4 g
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(1)  (2010)  CB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  CB
Recommended:  CB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as CB.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CB chondrites, CH-CB family, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Field number: 17983
Approved 11 Feb 2010
Writeup from AMN 33(1):
Sample Number MIL 07588
Newsletter 33,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 17983
Dimensions 1.0 x 1.0 x 1.0
Weight 1.363
Original Classification CB Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The exterior is a gray color with some patches of weathered fusion crust and oxidation. The matrix is gray with some metal, oxidation and mm sized light, dark and weathered inclusions,
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of metal and chondrules. Metal occurs as rounded particles up to 4 mm in diameter. Chondrules and chondrule fragments up to 0.5 mm are dominated by radiating pyroxene textures with olivine present. Silicates are magnesian (Fa1-3, Fs1-3). The meteorite is a CB chondrite and may be paired with MIL 05082.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07588
MIL07588_2.5PPL_BEN.jpg  MIL07588_2.5XN_BEN.jpg 
Data from:
  Table 2
  Line 512:
Mass (g):1.4
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):1-3
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-3
Type spec location:JSC, SI
Main mass:JSC
Comments:Fracturing A
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode XI, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Jul 2022)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 33(1) (2010), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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