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Hughes 040
Basic information Name: Hughes 040
     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 159.1 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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:
  MB84
  Table 4
  Line 38:
Date:1993
Latitude:30°23'S
Longitude:129°31'E
Mass (g):159.1
Pieces:3
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
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° 31'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 23'S, 129° 31'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 232 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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