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Hammadah al Hamra 153
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 153
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 153
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 50 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H3.8-4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8-4
Recommended:  H3.8-4    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as H3.8-4.
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 18:
Latitude:28°36.02'N
Longitude:13°34.65'E
Mass (g):~50000
Pieces:many
Class:H3.8-4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):H4: 19.3 H3.8: 18.0 (3-24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):H4: 15.1 ± 3.6 H3: 16.0 (4-40)
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 36' 1"N, 13° 34' 39"E)
     Recommended::   (28° 36' 1"N, 13° 34' 39"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.5 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1523 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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