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Miller Range 11275
Basic information Name: Miller Range 11275
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 11275
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 17.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 37(2)  (2014)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2857 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 22838
Approved 8 Sep 2014
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Writeup from AMN 37(2):
Sample Number MIL 11275
Newsletter 37,2
Location Miller Range
Field Number 22838
Dimensions 2.2 x 2.0 x 1.0
Weight 17.10
Original Classification LL6 Chondrite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 28; ferrosilite (mol%): 23
Weathering
A/B
Fracturing
A
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The black/brown fusion crust covers 90% of the exterior and has some oxidation. The interior is a light gray matrix with oxidation and dark and light inclusions/chondrules visible.
Thin Section Description (,2) - Cari Corrigan, Linda Welzenbach, Pamela Salyer
This meteorite is a typical LL6 chondrite. Of note is a large (3 mm) grain of calcium phosphate.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 11275
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Plane-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Reflected Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Cross-Polarized Light with 1.25x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Plane-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification 
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Reflected Light with 2.5x Magnification  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 11275 in Cross-Polarized Light with 2.5x Magnification  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 11275  Lab Group Photo of Sample MIL 11275 Displaying North Orientation 
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Date:2011
Mass (g):17.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):17.1
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
Institutions
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JSC: Mailcode XI, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Jul 2022)
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 37(2) (2014), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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     Recommended::   (83° 29' 37"S, 156° 34' 5"E)

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     This is 1 of 43499 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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