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Hammadah al Hamra 236
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 236
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 236
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 8.26 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1599 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 285:
Date:1997
Latitude:28°31.58'N
Longitude:13°03.91'E
Mass (g):8261
Pieces:many
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Classifier:J. Zipfel and St. Schiermeyer (MPI)
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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 32'N, 13° 4'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 31' 35"N, 13° 3' 55"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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