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Hammadah al Hamra 261
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 261
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 261
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1078 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 441 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 203:
Date:Jan 2000
Latitude:28°27.300'N
Longitude:12°51.050'E
Mass (g):1078
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Ferrosilite (mol%):64.8
Wollastonite (mol%):5.8
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Comments:Plag: An80-87; paired HaH 262
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 27'N, 12° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 27' 18"N, 12° 51' 3"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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