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Nova 001
Basic information Name: Nova 001
     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 349 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 74:
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Nova 001

Locality uncertain, found 1991

Synonym: Nuevo Mercurio (b)

Achondrite. Ureilite.

One stone of 349 g was found. Analysis, olivine Fo78-80, pigeonite En73-74 Wo8-9, very light shock for a ureilite, contains euhedral graphite crystals within and between olivine and pyroxene grains, A. Treiman, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. Information and main mass, R. E. Farrell, P. O. Box 3726, New Haven, Connecticut 06250, USA. See Treiman and Berkley (1992). Probably paired with Nullarbor 010, see this issue. See also Treiman (1992). The Nomenclature Committee decided to name this meteorite Nova 001 because of the uncertainty concerning its discovery location.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Australia?
Synonymshelp: Nuevo Mercurio (b) (In NHM Cat)

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