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Hammadah al Hamra 299
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 656 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6133 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 5
  Line 44:
Date:31 Mar 2000
Latitude:29°53.49'N
Longitude:12°11.17'E
Mass (g):656
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:A. Sexton, R. Greenwood and P. Bland (OU
Type spec mass (g):20.13
Type spec location:OU
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 53'N, 12° 11'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 53' 29"N, 12° 11' 10"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 1505 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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