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Hammadah al Hamra 290
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 290
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 290
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 5.21 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6416 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:
  MB85
  Table 3
  Line 160:
Date:1999
Latitude:29°00.89'N
Longitude:12°37.65'E
Mass (g):5205
Pieces:many
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.94
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
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° 1'N, 12° 38'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 0' 53"N, 12° 37' 39"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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