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Hammadah al Hamra 331
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 331
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 331
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Libya
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 31:
Date:19 Mar 2003
Latitude:29°49.115'N
Longitude:12°56.788'E
Mass (g):2197
Pieces:many
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):26.3
Type spec location:Ham, Mün and Mainz
Main mass:Industrial Research Center (IRC) Tripoli
Comments:terrestrial cv
Institutions
   and collections
Ham: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
IRC: Industrial Research Center, Tripoli, Libya (institutional address)
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 49' 7"N, 12° 56' 47"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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