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Hammadah al Hamra 224
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 224
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 224
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 820 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11525 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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 281:
Date:1997
Latitude:29°19.12'N
Longitude:12°00.61'E
Mass (g):820
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
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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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 19'N, 12° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 19' 7"N, 12° 0' 37"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 214 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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