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Hammadah al Hamra 158
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 158
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 158
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 650 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10615 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 22:
Latitude:28°33.20'N
Longitude:13°01.74'E
Mass (g):650
Pieces:9
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3
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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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 33' 1"N, 13° 1' 44"E)
     Recommended::   (28° 33' 12"N, 13° 1' 44"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km 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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