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Hammadah al Hamra 280
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 280
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 280
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 26.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  CK4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 222:
Date:Mar 2000
Latitude:28°28.214'N
Longitude:12°58.317'E
Mass (g):26500
Pieces:20
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):32.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.6
Wollastonite (mol%):48
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Comments:Plag: An29-78; paired HaH 281
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:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 28'N, 12° 58'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 28' 13"N, 12° 58' 19"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 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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