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Hammadah al Hamra 180
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 180
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 180
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Libya
Mass:help 936 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  Chondrite-ung
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Chondrite-ung
Recommended:  Chondrite-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as Chondrite-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 34:
Latitude:28°36.21'N
Longitude:13°18.04'E
Mass (g):936
Pieces:6
Class:ung. chon.
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):13.8 (0.9-28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.8 (1-22)
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Comments:petr. type 3
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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' 13"N, 13° 18' 2"E)
     Recommended::   (28° 36' 13"N, 13° 18' 2"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 16.3 m 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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