header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Oct 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Miller Range 05119
Basic information Name: Miller Range 05119
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 05119
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 29(2)  (2006)  CM2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 541 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 18036
Approved 1 Sep 2006
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 29(2):
Sample No.: MIL 05119
Location: Miller Range
Field No.: 18036
Dimensions (cm):   1.0x0.75x0.75
Weight (g): 0.855
Meteorite Type: CM2 Chondrite


Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
Patches of purplish-black fusion are on the exterior. The interior is a dull black matrix with light colored chondrules.


Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy and Emma Bullock
The section consists of a few small chondrules (up to 0.5 mm), mineral grains and CAIs set in a black matrix; rare metal and sulfide grains are present. Olivine compositions are Fa0-32. The matrix consists pre-dominantly of an Fe-rich serpentine. The meteorite is a CM2 chondrite.



Thin Section Images

Cross-Polarized LightPlane-Polarized LightReflected Light
MIL 05119 - Cross-Polarized Light MIL 05119 - Plane-Polarized Light MIL 05119 - Reflected Light



Lab Images

MIL 05119 Image North

Data from:
  MB92
  Table 3
  Line 924:
Mass (g):0.9
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0-32
Catalogs:
Search for this meteorite in the NASA/JSC database (U.S.):   
References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 29(2) (2006), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photographs from AMN:
JSC A photo is in the write-up above
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (83° 26' 45"S, 156° 37' 26"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page