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Hammadah al Hamra 005
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Libya
Mass:help 891 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L5/6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 4
  Line 2:
Latitude:28°53'N
Longitude:12°29'E
Mass (g):891
Pieces:7
Class:L5/6
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
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° 53'N, 12° 29'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 53'N, 12° 29'E)

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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