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Nova 011
Basic information Name: Nova 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (unknown)
Mass:help 100 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Iron, IAB-sHL 
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sHL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sHL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 20 Apr 2012
Writeup from MB 100:

Nova 011


Purchased: 2009

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sHL)

History: An anonymous person purchased a cut piece of an iron meteorite at the Anapa town market (Krasnodar region, Russia).

Physical characteristics: The total mass and number of pieces are unknown. The purchased piece was ~100 g. The whole meteorite mass could be >1 kg based on the shape of the cut piece.

Petrography: (C. A. Lorenz, S. N. Teplyakova, Vernad) The average kamacite bandwidth is 1.5 mm. Accessory phases are schreibersite, troilite and iron hydroxides. Weathering is minimal.

Geochemistry: (M. Humayun, FSU, by LA-ICP-MS): Ni = 118939; Au 2.44; Pt 4.01; Ir 0.715; Os 0.794; Re 0.068; W 0.318; Sb 0.29; Sn 0.78; Pd 6.17; Rh 1.22; Ru 4.87; Mo 7.5; As 18; Ge 82; Ga 34; Zn 0.3; Cu 259; Co 4718; Cr 10; S 63; P 515 (all ppm).

Classification: Iron, coarse octahedrite. Data plots within the IAB-sHL field of Wasson and Kallemeyn (2002).

Specimens: 26.7 g and one polished section are on deposit at Vernad. An anonymous collector holds the main mass.

Data from:
  Table 1
  Line 1709:
Place of purchase:Anapa, Krasnodar region, Russia
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):100
Class:Iron, IAB-sHL
Weathering grade:minimal
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, S. N. Teplyakova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):26.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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     This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites from (unknown) (plus 15 unapproved names)

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