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Hammadah al Hamra 021
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 021
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 021
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Libya
Mass:help 127 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6371 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 4
  Line 7:
Latitude:28°58'N
Longitude:12°37'E
Mass (g):127
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 58'N, 12° 37'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 58'N, 12° 37'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 214 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1531 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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