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Hammadah al Hamra 228
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 228
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 228
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 404 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10280 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:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 192:
Date:1997
Latitude:28°30.68'N
Longitude:13°12.25'E
Mass (g):404.5
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:J. Zipfel and F. Wlotzka (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 31'N, 13° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 30' 41"N, 13° 12' 15"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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