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Miller Range 090154
Basic information Name: Miller Range 090154
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 090154
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 16.3 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(2)  (2011)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 20347
Approved 10 Sep 2011
Revised 25 Feb 2012: Reclassified in AMN 35(1)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 35(1):
Sample Number MIL 090154
Newsletter 34,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 20347
Dimensions 3.0 x 2.5 x 1.5
Weight 16.3
Original Classification LL5 Chondrite (AMN 34,2)
Updated Classification CK6 Chondrite (AMN 35,1)
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exterior surface is charcoal gray in color and has a rough texture. This soft and friable interior is medium gray in color and has gray chondrules.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan, Tim McCoy, and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of a few large relict chondrules in a matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and very abundant magnetite. The meteorite is only slightly weathered. Silicates are homogeneous. Olivine is Fa31-32. The meteorite appears to be a CK6 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 090154
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 1.25X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 1.25X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 1.25X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 090154 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 090154Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090154 Showing Splits View 
Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090154 Showing East View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090154 Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090154 Showing South View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090154 Showing West View 
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 591:
Date:2009
Mass (g):16.3
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):31-32
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):16.3
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 34(2) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 35(1) (2012), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 21' 38"S, 156° 18' 14"E)

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