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Hammadah al Hamra 291
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 291
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 291
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 130 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 77:
Date:2000
Latitude:29°04.71'N
Longitude:13°07.87'E
Mass (g):130
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.83
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.74
Wollastonite (mol%):1.62
Classifier:P. Sipiera and K. J.Cole, Harper
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:Pelison
Institutions
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PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 4' 43"N, 13° 7' 52"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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