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Hammadah al Hamra 254
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 254
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 254
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 650 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 61 approved meteorites classified as L5-6.   [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 301:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:29°06.15'N
Longitude:11°57.26'E
Mass (g):649.6
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Comments:br; paired HaH 251?
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:   (29° 6'N, 11° 57'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 6' 9"N, 11° 57' 16"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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