Water on Asteroids: The Curious Case of R-Chondrite Miller Range 11207

Gross J. * Treiman A. H. Connolly H. C. Jr.

80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society 2017 [#6145]

abstract (PDF)

“MIL 11207 is a R-6 chondrite and contains ~12 vol% OH-bearing minerals — amphibole, biotite, apatite. We report mineralogy/petrography/metamorphism and discuss the implications of the results for the geological history of the R-chondrite parent body.”