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Iron from
Miller Range 03443 meteorite (MIL 03443), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Origin locality:4 Vesta, Main Belt Asteroids, Outer Space
Comments:Metal is relatively pure Iron (Fe>97%)with Ni~1%; Co ~1%; Such 'Ni-poor' metallic iron is unusual in most meteorite types. It is, however, frequently found in small quantities in both HED and lunar meteorites.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Beck, A. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., McSween, Harry Y., Jr., Rumble, D., III, Lee, C-T. A. & Bodnar, R. J. (2011) MIL 03443, a dunite from asteroid 4 Vesta: Evidence for its classification and cumulate origin. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 46 (8):1133-1151. (Aug 2011)
Mineral Data:Click here to view Iron data
Locality Data:Click here to view Miller Range 03443 meteorite (MIL 03443), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
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