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Nova 004
Basic information Name: Nova 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Russia?
Mass:help 3.47 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 88:

Nova 004

Possibly from Siberia

Purchased 2003

Chondrite (H5)

A partly fusion crusted stone of 3470 g was bought in a flea market in Frankfurt (Germany). The original mass of the individual is estimated to be 4-5 kg. The sample was said to be from a region between Irkutsk and border of Mongolia. A large meteorite was reported to have fallen in Bodiabo, Irkutsk in 2002. Classification (M. Niemeier and A. Bischoff, Mün): The sample is a very fresh (W0/1) unbrecciated chondrite. The olivine composition is Fa19.2 ± 0.5; low Ca-pyroxene composition Fs16.6 ±0.8. Shock stage is S3.  Specimens: type specimen 35 g and thin section, Mün; main mass, anonymous owner.

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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Russia?

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