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Miller Range 07513
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07513
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07513
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 10.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(2)  (2010)  CR2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Field number: 18717
Approved 12 Sep 2010
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Writeup from AMN 33(2):
Sample Number MIL 07513
Newsletter 33,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18717
Dimensions 2.7 x 2.5 x 1.0
Weight 10.46
Original Classification CR2 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The exterior has black fusion crust, frothy on one surface and rusty areas on other. The interior is a dark gray to black matrix with some rusty areas. Abundant inclusions of various sizes and colors.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The section exhibits large (up to 1 mm), well-defined, metal-rich chondrules and CAIs in a dark matrix of FeO-rich phyllosilicate. Silicates are unequilibrated with olivines Fa0-2, and Fs0-1Wo1. The meteorite is probably a CR2 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07513
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07513 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07513 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07513 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07513 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification 
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Date:2007
Mass (g):10.5
Class:CR2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):1
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-1
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):10.5
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
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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 33(2) (2010), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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     Recommended::   (83° 21' 56"S, 156° 13' 8"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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