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Hammadah al Hamra 246
Basic information Name: Hammadah al Hamra 246
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HaH 246
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 797 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 6
  Line 293:
Date:Nov 1997
Latitude:28°25.26'N
Longitude:12°53.21'E
Mass (g):796.69
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):32.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis, and B. Zanda (MNHNP)
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
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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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Michel Franco   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 25'N, 12° 53'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 25' 16"N, 12° 53' 13"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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