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Hammadah al Hamra 259
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 259
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 259
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 5.06 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9274 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 306:
Date:1998
Latitude:28°45'N
Longitude:11°34'E
Mass (g):5055
Pieces:17
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):17.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:DuPont collection
Institutions
   and collections
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 45'N, 11° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 45'N, 11° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Ghadamis, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1484 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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