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Nova 008
Basic information Name: Nova 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: <1972
Country: (unknown)
Mass:help 4.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 10
  Line 1:
Origin or pseudonym:Unknown
Date:Before 1972
Mass (g):4200
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.2 ± 0.2 (n = 7)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):144
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:M. Bento
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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David L. Ribeca   
John A. Shea   
Michael Mulgrew   
Piotr gural100   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites from (unknown) (plus 15 unapproved names)

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