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Hammadah al Hamra 270
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Libya
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L3-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3-5
Recommended:  L3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 8
  Line 212:
Date:Jan 2000
Latitude:28°41.156'N
Longitude:12°54.164'E
Mass (g):100
Pieces:1
Class:L3-5
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.2 peak 25
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.9 peak 21
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 41'N, 12° 54'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 41' 10"N, 12° 54' 10"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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