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Hammadah al Hamra 285
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 285
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 285
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1236 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 384 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 155:
Date:Mar 2000
Latitude:29°02.314'N
Longitude:13°12.427'E
Mass (g):1236
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27-32
Ferrosilite (mol%):19-57
Classifier:A. Bischoff and L. Niemann (Mün)
Main mass:JNMC
Comments:An74-97; paired DaG 779?
Institutions
   and collections
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 2'N, 13° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 2' 19"N, 13° 12' 26"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 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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