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Acfer 207
Basic information Name: Acfer 207
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 105 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  Unique
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CH2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CH3
Recommended:  CH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites classified as CH3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH-CB family, CH chondrites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 51:
Latitude:27°41.3'N
Longitude:4°22.3'E
Mass (g):105
Pieces:1
Class:unique
Fayalite (mol%):6.9 ± 9.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.8 ± 10.8
Classifier:classification and information, A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: A. Bischoff, W. Beckerling, M. Endress, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:finder
Comments:These unique chondrites are similar to ALH 85085; see Bischoff et al., Abstract, LPS Conf. Houston, 1992.
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 41' 18"N, 4° 22' 18"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 41' 17"N, 4° 22' 19"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 40.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 415 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 712 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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