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Nova 010
Basic information Name: Nova 010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (unknown)
Mass:help 51.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4 (reduced)
Recommended:  H4-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H4-an.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Nov 2010
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Writeup from MB 99:

Nova 010

Location unknown

Purchased: 20 Mar 2010

Classification: H4 (reduced)

History: Purchased at a rock and mineral show - seller did not know the origin

Classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): Outside the formal H-chondrite olivine range, but similar to Burnwell, Willaroy and other reduced OCs described by Wasson et al. (1993).


Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Bakersfield, CA
Date:P 20 Mar 2010
Mass (g):51.5
Pieces:1
Class:H4 (reduced)
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14.4±0.5 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.7±0.6 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.3 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Rubin
Type spec mass (g):11.0
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Greg Stanley
Comments:Submitted by Greg Stanley
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Stanley: No contact information provided. (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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