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Dominion Range 08372
Basic information Name: Dominion Range 08372
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: DOM 08372
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 6.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(1)  (2011)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(1):
Sample Number DOM 08372
Newsletter 34,1
Location Dominion Range
Field Number 18231
Dimensions 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.25
Weight 6.63
Original Classification Ureilite
Mineral Composition (%Fa &  %Fs)
Fayalite (mol%): 22 ; Ferrosilite (mol%): 18
Weathering
C
Fracturing
A/B
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
The exterior has smooth, black fusion crust with polygonal fractures over most of its surface. The interior is a rusty black matrix with high metal content.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists mostly of an aggregate of large pyroxene grains up to 2.5 mm across with some smaller olivines. Individual olivine and pyroxenes grains are rimmed by carbon-rich material containing traces of metal. Olivines have compositions of Fa22. Pigeonite (Fs18,Wo10) grains exhibit irregular lamellae. The meteorite is a ureilite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample DOM 08372
Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 1.25X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 2.5X Magnification in Plane-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 1.25X Magnification in Reflected Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 2.5X Magnification in Reflected Light 
Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 1.25X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Thin Section Photo of Sample DOM 08372 at 2.5X Magnification in Cross-Polarized Light  Lab Photo of Sample DOM 08372 Displaying North View 
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Date:2008
Mass (g):6.6
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):22
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):6.6
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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