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Miller Range 07689
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07689
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07689
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 12.2 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(1)  (2011)  CM1
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CM1
Recommended:  CM1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites classified as CM1.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 1), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 18611
Approved 14 Feb 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(1):
Sample Number MIL 07689
Newsletter 34,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18611
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.0 x 2.0
Weight 12.16
Original Classification CM1 Chondrite
Weathering
C
Fracturing
B/C
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exterior has no fusion crust and is a dull brown/black rusty surface. The interior is grayish brown with lighter oxidation rind.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of a few chondrules (up to 1 mm) that have been completely replaced by phyllosilicate set in an Fe-rich serpentine matrix. No isolated mineral grains or CAIs are apparent; sulfide and carbonate grains are present. Unaltered olivine or pyroxene grains of sufficient size for microprobe analyses were not found. This meteorite is a CM1 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07689
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 1.25X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 1.25X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 1.25X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07689 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 07689 Displaying North View 
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Date:2007
Mass (g):12.2
Pieces:1
Class:CM1
Weathering grade:C
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):12.2
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
Institutions
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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(1) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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     Recommended::   (83° 22' 15"S, 156° 12' 25"E)

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