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Hammadah al Hamra 248
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 248
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 248
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 2.35 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H3.9
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 295:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:28°38.58'N
Longitude:12°46.52'E
Mass (g):2345
Pieces:2
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.2-17.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-1.2
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Comments:Petrologic subtype was estimated visually in reflected light (see Bourot-Denise et al., 1997)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 39'N, 12° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 38' 35"N, 12° 46' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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