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Hughes 016
Basic information Name: Hughes 016
     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 58 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB77
  Table 6
  Line 10:
Date:1991
Latitude:30°32.82'S
Longitude:129°11.35'E
Mass (g):58
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.1
Classifier:A. Braatz, Parkstr. 1, D-30952 Ronnenberg, M. Schliestedt, Institut fur Mineralogie, Universitat Hannover, Welfengarten 1, D­30167 Hannover, and R. Bartoschewitz, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhom, Germany.
Main mass:R. Bartoschewitz
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 32' 49"S, 129° 11' 21"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 32' 49"S, 129° 11' 21"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 6.7 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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