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Nova 069
Basic information Name: Nova 069
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Unknown)
Mass:help 37.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 111  (2023)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11988 approved meteorites (plus 23 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Oct 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Nova 069

Unknown

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Purchased from Rex Chiao online in 2021 by Sheng Hou. Original location unknown.

Physical characteristics: One stone with dark-brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) Sample is an equilibrated ordinary chondrite containing accessory secondary recrystallized feldspar (~30 μm), FeNi metal, troilite, and merrillite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.1±0.2, range Fa17.9-18.6, n=20), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs16.4±0.4Wo1.4±0.2, range Fs16.0-17.6Wo1.1-1.7, n=17).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H5)

Specimens: 37.3 grams at Cascadia, main mass with Sheng Hou.

Data from:
  MB111
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Place of purchase:Online
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):37.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):8.00
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Sheng Hou
Comments:CML 1531; submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F. M., Grossman J. N., Schrader D. L., Chabot N. L., D’Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Joy K. H., Komatsu M. and Miao B. (2023) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 111. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 58, 901–904. ?
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites from (Unknown) (plus 15 unapproved names)

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