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Miller Range 07010
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07010
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1529 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  L-imp melt
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L impact melt
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 14261
Approved 8 Sep 2008
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Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number MIL 07010
Pairing  
Newsletter 31,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 14261
Dimensions 10.0 x 7.0 x 7.5
Weight 1528.76
Original Classification L Chondrite (Impact Melt)
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The dark, rusty gray exterior of this meteorite has no fusion crust and has a smooth, fractured surface with tiny pits. The interior is rusty.
Thin Section (,4) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of a matrix of individual mineral fragments up to 100 microns in a melt-textured matrix with rounded to ellipsoidal metal-sulfide blebs. Olivine is Fa24, pyroxene is Fs20. The meteorite is an L chondrite impact melt breccia.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07010
MIL07010,4_5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07010,4_2.5x_xpl.jpg  MIL07010,4_2.5x_ppl.jpg  mil07010,0e.jpg 
mil07010,0n.jpg  mil07010,0s.jpg  mil07010,0,1,2i.jpg  mil07010,0w.jpg 
MIL07010,4_5x_ppl.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 483:
Mass (g):1528.8
Class:L impact melt
Weathering grade:B/C
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(2) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (83° 23' 31"S, 156° 16' 1"E)

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