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Dominion Range 03201
Basic information Name: Dominion Range 03201
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DOM 03201
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 114.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 28(2)  (2005)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2005
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Writeup from AMN 28(2):
Sample No.: DOM 03201
Location: Dominion Range
Field No.: 14992
Dimensions (cm):   4.5x4.0x3.5
Weight (g): 114.635
Meteorite Type: L3 Chondrite
    DOM 03201

Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
The exterior has 95% shiny brown/black fusion crust. The interior matrix is brownish in color with light tan and rusty colored chondrules, and has a high metal content.

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy

DOM 03201 - Cross-Polarized Light DOM 03201 - Reflected Light
Cross-Polarized Light Reflected Light
The section exhibits numerous large, well-defined chondrules (up to 2 mm) in a black matrix of fine-grained silicates, metal and troilite. Weak shock effects are present. Polysynthetically twinned pyroxene is abundant. Silicates are unequilibrated; olivines range from Fa2-31 and pyroxenes from Fs3-27. The meteorite is an L3 chondrite of moderate petrologic type (estimated subtype 3.6).

Data from:
  MB91
  Table 4
  Line 67:
Mass (g):114.6
Class:L3
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):2-31
Ferrosilite (mol%):3-27
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 28(2) (2005), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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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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