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Miller Range 090586
Basic information Name: Miller Range 090586
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 090586
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 8.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 35(2)  (2012)  CH
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CH3
Recommended:  CH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites classified as CH3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH chondrites, CH-CB family, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Field number: 20032
Approved 4 Sep 2012
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Writeup from AMN 35(2):
Sample Number MIL 090586
Newsletter 35,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 20032
Dimensions 2.5 x 1.7 x 1.0
Weight 8.14
Original Classification CH3 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 4-42; Ferrosilite (mol%): 0-50
Weathering
B
Fracturing
A
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The exterior has a small black patch of fusion crust that is iridescent. The interior is a dull black matrix.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan and Tim McCoy
The section consists of an aggregate of very small chondrules (less than 0.2 mm), mineral fragments, and abundant metal. Olivine grains are Fa4-42, and pyroxenes are Fs0-50Wo0-2. Carbonaceous clasts are present. The meteorite is a CH3 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 090586
Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 090586 Showing North View  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Reflected Light with 1.25X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25X Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Reflected Light with 2.5X Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090586 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5X Magnification 
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2009
Mass (g):8.1
Pieces:1
Class:CH3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):4-42
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-50
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):8.1
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
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 35(2) (2012), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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     Recommended::   (83° 23' 48"S, 156° 22' 37"E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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