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Hammadah al Hamra 157
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 157
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 157
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 251 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7521 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:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 21:
Latitude:28°30.94'N
Longitude:12°51.43'E
Mass (g):251
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
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° 30' 56"N, 12° 51' 26"E)
     Recommended::   (28° 30' 56"N, 12° 51' 26"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 13.1 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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