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Hammadah al Hamra 227
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 227
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 227
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1920 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H4-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4-5
Recommended:  H4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites classified as H4-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 5
  Line 191:
Date:1997
Latitude:28°39.60'N
Longitude:12°38.90'E
Mass (g):1920
Pieces:many
Class:H4-5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Classifier:J. Zipfel and F. Wlotzka (MPI),
Type spec location:MPI
Main mass:finder
Comments:br
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 40'N, 12° 39'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 39' 36"N, 12° 38' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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