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Miller Range 07002
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 758 g
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 602 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 18651
Approved 8 Sep 2008
Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number MIL 07002
Newsletter 31,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18651
Dimensions 11.0 x 9.5 x 7.5
Weight 758.387
Original Classification CV3 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Roger Harrington
Dull black fusion crust covers 15% of the exterior surface. 85% of the exterior is a dark greenish gray fine grained matrix with approximately 15% light to medium gray inclusions distributed evenly across the surface of the sample. The interior is a medium gray fine grained matrix with light gray inclusions and trace amounts of evaporite material around exposed cracks.
Thin Section (,6) Description - Tim McCoy, Linda Welzenbach, Cari Corrigan, and Rhiannon Mayne
The section exhibits large chondrules (up to 3 mm) and CAIs in a dark matrix. Olivines range from Fa0-7 and pyroxene is Fs1. The meteorite is an unequilibrated carbonaceous chondrite, probably a CV3.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07002
MIL07002,6_5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07002,6_5x_ppl.jpg  MIL07002,6_2.5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07002,6_2.5x_ppl.jpg 
MIL07002,0B.jpg  MIL07002,0BE.jpg  MIL07002,0BN.jpg  MIL07002,0BS.jpg 
MIL07002,0BW.jpg  MIL07002,0post.jpg  MIL07002,0,2.jpg  MIL07002,0,3.jpg 
MIL07002,1,2,3,4.jpg  MIL07002,0,2reconstruction.jpg  MIL07002,0,3reconstruction.jpg  MIL07002,0T.jpg 
MIL07002,0TE.jpg  MIL07002,0TN.jpg  MIL07002,0TS.jpg  MIL07002,0TW.jpg 
Data from:
  Table 5
  Line 475:
Mass (g):758.4
Weathering grade:A/BE
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(2) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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     Recommended::   (83° 23' 0"S, 156° 11' 10"E)

     This is 1 of 43700 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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