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Hammadah al Hamra 258
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 258
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 258
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Libya
Mass:help 1210 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  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:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 305:
Date:Mar 1998
Latitude:28°51.51'N
Longitude:11°25.93'E
Mass (g):1210
Pieces:2
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 52'N, 11° 26'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 51' 31"N, 11° 25' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Ghadamis, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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