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Hautes Fagnes
Basic information Name: Hautes Fagnes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: Belgium
Mass:help 185 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Dec 2010
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Writeup from MB 99:

Hautes Fagnes        50°35’N, 6°10’E

Liège, Belgium

Found: 1965

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5)

History: Found in the Hautes Fagnes region on a raised bog of sphagnum moss, during a school excursion. It was kept by a teacher for more than 40 years before being recognized as a meteorite.

Classification: Classified by Walter De Vos (RBINS) using XRD, SEM-EDXA, electron microprobe, and SEM-EDS.

Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Liège
Date:1965
Latitude:50°35'N
Longitude:6°10'E
Mass (g):185
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Magnetic suscept.:3.83
Classifier:W. De Vos (RBINS)
Type spec mass (g):67
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:Vincent Jacques
Comments:Submitted by Walter De Vos
Institutions
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Collection Vincent Jacques      
Geography:

Belgium
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (50° 35'N, 6° 10'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Liege, Belgium
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Belgium (plus 3 unapproved names)
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