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Dominion Range 08337
Basic information Name: Dominion Range 08337
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DOM 08337
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 27.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(1)  (2011)  L-imp melt
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L-imp melt
Recommended:  L-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as L-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(1):
Sample Number DOM 08337
Newsletter 34,1
Location Dominion Range
Field Number 17129
Dimensions 4.0 x 2.0 x 2.0
Weight 27.62
Original Classification L Chondrite(Impact Melt)
Pairing DOM 08337; DOM 08397
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 24 ; Ferrosilite (mol%): 20
Weathering
C
Fracturing
A/B
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exteriors range from 30-100% brown/black fusion crust with oxidation haloes. The interiors are rusty black with high metal content.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
These sections are composed of light colored, recrystallized clasts (up to 5 mm) surrounded by black veins of finely comminuted mixed silicates. Metal exists as individual blebs/grains. Olivines are of composition Fa24 and pyroxenes are Fs20Wo2.These meteorites are L chondrite impact melt breccias.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample DOM 08337
Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 1.25X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 1.25X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light 
Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 1.25X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08337 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 08337 Displaying North View 
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Date:2008
Mass (g):27.6
Pieces:1
Class:L-imp melt
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):27.6
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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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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