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Hammadah al Hamra 289
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 289
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 289
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 3.03 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8379 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 159:
Date:1999
Latitude:29°05.71'N
Longitude:12°33.93'E
Mass (g):3030
Pieces:many
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.74
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.54
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 6'N, 12° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 5' 43"N, 12° 33' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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