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Nova 056
Basic information Name: Nova 056
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (unknown)
Mass:help 5.32 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLM    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLM.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Nova 056

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Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sLM)

History: Reportedly found in Shandong, China, and purchased by HMG from a dealer in China.

Physical characteristics: Specimen has patchy relict fusion crust. The specimen is half of a larger object. The etched surface clearly shows a Widmanstaetten pattern.

Petrography: The meteorite is a coarsest octahedrite (Ogg) containing kamacite, teanite and few plessite fields. Kamacite bandwidth is within 1-5 mm, but chiefly is larger than 3.3 mm. Schreibersite is present as veins with swathing kamacite.

Geochemistry:ICP-MS data, Ni = 102, Co = 5.1, P = 0.8(all mg/g), Cu = 139, Ga = 20.3, Ge = 53.2, As = 17.3, Sn = 0.48, Ir = 0.59, Au = 1.88 (all μg/g).

Classification: iron meteorite IAB-sLM

Specimens: 5320 g is at HMG.

Data from:
  MB108
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Place of purchase:Changsha, China
Date:unknown
Mass (g):5320
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sLM
Weathering grade:W1
Classifier:G. Wang, GIG CAS N. Hu, HMG
Type spec mass (g):5320
Type spec location:HMG
Main mass:HMG
Finder:Unknown
Comments:Submitted by Guiqin Wang Nengyong Hu
Institutions
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GIG: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
CAS: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
HMG: Hunan Museum of Geology, China (institutional address; updated 24 Jun 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Public domain photographs:
Wang Guiqin      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from (unknown) (plus 15 unapproved names)

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