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Hammadah al Hamra 255
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 255
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 255
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 194.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12162 approved meteorites (plus 7 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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 302:
Date:Mar 1998
Latitude:28°56.98'N
Longitude:13°04.84'E
Mass (g):194.5
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 57'N, 13° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 56' 59"N, 13° 4' 50"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 214 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1531 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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