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Hammadah al Hamra 342
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 342
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 342
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 482 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8373 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)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gharyan
Date:2001
Latitude:29°08.52'N
Longitude:11°53.75'E
Mass (g):482
Pieces:6
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):25.73
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.59
Wollastonite (mol%):1.63
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Stefano Caporali, Giovanni Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):419
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MSP
Finder:Giovanni Pratesi
Comments:Other specimens: 1 PTS + 1 Block, MSP 1484; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 8' 31"N, 11° 53' 45"E)

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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