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Miller Range 090487
Basic information Name: Miller Range 090487
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 090487
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(2)  (2011)  CM1-2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CM1/2
Recommended:  CM1/2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites classified as CM1/2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 1), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 20092
Approved 10 Sep 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(2):
Sample Number MIL 090487
Newsletter 34,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 20092
Dimensions 1.75 x 1.25 x 1.25
Weight 2.057
Original Classification CM1-2 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
Half of the exterior of this meteorite is covered with rough black fusion crust with polygonal fractures. The interior is dark with a few lighter, yellowish stained inclusions.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, Linda Welzenbach and Tim McCoy
This meteorite consists of highly-altered chondrules and matrix with rare carbonates and rare unaltered mafic silicates. Chondrule outlines are only distinct on the largest chondrules. Olivine analyses are Fa1. No pyroxenes were available to measure. The meteorite is a CM1-2 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 090487
Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090487 Displaying North View  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 090487Showing North View  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 090487 Displaying North View 
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 746:
Date:2009
Mass (g):2.1
Pieces:1
Class:CM1/2
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):0-1
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):2.1
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 34(2) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (83° 25' 15"S, 156° 1' 41"E)

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