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Hammadah al Hamra 163
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 163
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 163
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Libya
Mass:help 648 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L3.8
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 3
  Line 27:
Latitude:28°32.69'N
Longitude:13°21.13'E
Mass (g):648
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.2 ± 3.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3 (3-28)
Classifier:D. Weber and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:anonymous finder or at MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 32' 41"N, 13° 21' 8"E)
     Recommended::   (28° 32' 41"N, 13° 21' 8"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 13.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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