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Hughes 030
Basic information Name: Hughes 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  R3-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  R3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R3-6
Recommended:  R3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as R3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 82:

Hughes 030

South Australia, Australia

Found 1991 July

Rumuruti-group chondrite (R3-6)

An 18.3 g end-cut in the collection of R. Bartoschewitz, originally thought to be paired with Hughes 021 (L3), was recently recognized to be a new meteorite.  The original mass was probably near 100 g.  Classification and description (Bischoff et al., 1998):  a brecciated R chondrite consisting of fragments of various petrologic types (3–6) in a fine-grained matrix; olivine mainly Fa39–41 except in R3 clasts, Fa1–61; pyroxene is Ca-rich, Fs10–12Wo45–48; spinel contains 4–6 wt% TiO2; O isotopes in R chondrite field. Specimens:  main mass with unknown finder; 25 g (under the name Bluebush Ridge), Haag; 18 g, Bart.

Data from:
  MB82
  Table 2
  Line 5:
Date:1991
Latitude:30°40.08'S
Longitude:129°27.72'E
Mass (g):<100
Pieces:1
Class:R3-6
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
Haag: Robert Haag, P.O. Box 27527, Tucson, AZ 85726, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 40'S, 129° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 40' 5"S, 129° 27' 43"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Bluebush Ridge (In NHM Cat)

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