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Hammadah al Hamra 222
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 222
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 222
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 3.39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11300 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 188:
Date:1997
Latitude:29°11.22'N
Longitude:11°36.10'E
Mass (g):3393
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Classifier:J. Zipfel and F. Wlotzka (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Don Edwards   
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 11'N, 11° 36'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 11' 13"N, 11° 36' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites from Ghadamis, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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