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Hammadah al Hamra 343
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 343
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 343
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Libya
Mass:help 342 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gharyan
Date:2001
Latitude:29°06.07'N
Longitude:12°02.00'E
Mass (g):342
Pieces:2
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.82
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.84
Wollastonite (mol%):1.25
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Stefano Caporali, Giovanni Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):311
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MSP
Finder:Giovanni Pratesi
Comments:Other specimens: 1 PTS + 1 Block, MSP 1487; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 6' 4"N, 12° 2' 0"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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