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Hughes 006
Basic information Name: Hughes 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 367 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Hughes 006

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1991 June

Stone, ordinary chondrite (H5)

weathering, J. Otto, Mineralogical Institute, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 23b, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. Information and main mass, Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. 0. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 34' 12"S, 129° 18' 53"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 34' 12"S, 129° 18' 53"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.8 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 235 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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