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Nova 016
Basic information Name: Nova 016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Unknown)
Mass:help 139.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Nov 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Nova 016

(Unknown)

Find: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Finder thought the meteorite was found in Latvia; Field name is LAT; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad)

Physical characteristics: Two fragments (91.8 and 47.7 g) of incomplete individual sample are reddish-brown with red patches of iron oxides. The larger fragment has the remnants of fusion crust.

Specimens: A main mass (two stones 91.8 and 45.5 g) and thin section are on deposit at Vernad.

Data from:
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Date:2015
Mass (g):139.4
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.3±0.2 (N=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.7±0.2 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.2 (N=10)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):137.359
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Vernad
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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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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