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Nova 002
Basic information Name: Nova 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia?
Mass:help 51 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  CV3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 622 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Writeup from MB 75:
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Nova 002

Location uncertain

Synonym: Red Bluff

Found 1991 October

Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Apiece of 51 g was found. Classification and analysis, contains 33% matrix, 56% chondrules, 8.3% CAIs, olivines in chondrules Fai.9 ± 1.2, pyroxene in chondrules Fs3.4 ± 3.3, avg. chondrule diameter 1 mm, A. H. Treiman and J. M. DeHart, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. Information and main mass, R. E. Farrell, Bethany Sciences, P. O. Box 3726, New Haven, Connecticut 06525, USA. See also Treiman and DeHart (1992). The Meteorite Nomenclature Committee decided to name this meteorite Nova 002 because of uncertainty in the discovery location.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Australia?
Synonymshelp: Red Bluff (In NHM Cat)

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