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Hughes 049
Basic information Name: Hughes 049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Australia
Mass:help 33.6 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 4
  Line 47:
Date:1993
Latitude:30°23'S
Longitude:129°49'E
Mass (g):33.6
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei),
Type spec location:Frei
Main mass:anonymous finder
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 23'S, 129° 49'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 23'S, 129° 49'E)

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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