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Hammadah al Hamra 241
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 241
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 241
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1579 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11485 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 288:
Date:1997-1998
Latitude:29°26.62'N
Longitude:11°21.23'E
Mass (g):1579
Pieces:4
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Classifier:L. Folco and B. Anselmi (MNA-SI)
Comments:br
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 27'N, 11° 21'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 26' 37"N, 11° 21' 14"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites from Ghadamis, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1509 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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