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Hughes 017
Basic information Name: Hughes 017
     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 138 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5857 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:
  MB77
  Table 6
  Line 11:
Date:1991
Latitude:30°33.10'S
Longitude:129°13.28'E
Mass (g):138
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
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° 33' 1"S, 129° 13' 17"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 33' 6"S, 129° 13' 17"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km 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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