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Hammadah al Hamra 251
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 251
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 251
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 870 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8222 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 298:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:28°57.58'N
Longitude:12°52.27'E
Mass (g):870
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 58'N, 12° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 57' 35"N, 12° 52' 16"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 214 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1528 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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