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Hughes 018
Basic information Name: Hughes 018
     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 53.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H5/6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 243 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [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 12:
Date:1991
Latitude:30°34.08'S
Longitude:129°42.78'E
Mass (g):53.5
Pieces:9 frag.
Class:H5/6
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):19.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
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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Matteo Chinellato   
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 34' 5"S, 129° 42' 47"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 34' 5"S, 129° 42' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 8.8 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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