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Miller Range 07424
Basic information Name: Miller Range 07424
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MIL 07424
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(1)  (2011)  Mesosiderite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 181 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Field number: 18697
Approved 14 Feb 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(1):
Sample Number MIL 07424
Newsletter 34,1
Location Miller Range
Field Number 18697
Dimensions 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.3
Weight 0.361
Original Classification Mesosiderite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Ferrosilite (mol%): 19-27
Weathering
A/B
Fracturing
A
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
The exterior has some brown/black fusion crust with rusty areas.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists largely of nickel-iron, with a minor amount of silicate material. Much of the silicate material consists of single pyroxene and plagioclase, but with some crystals up to 0.5 mm long; rare olivine crystals are also present. Pyroxene compositions are Fs19-27Wo1-3. Plagioclase compositions are An90. This meteorite is a mesosiderite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample MIL 07424
Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07424 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07424 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample MIL 07424 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Photo of Sample MIL 07424 Displaying North View 
Data from:
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Date:2007
Mass (g):0.4
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Weathering grade:A/B
Ferrosilite (mol%):19-27
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):0.4
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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     Recommended::   (83° 22' 42"S, 156° 11' 46"E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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