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Acfer 214
Basic information Name: Acfer 214
     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 612 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (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:
  MB73
  Table 1
  Line 31:
Latitude:27°41.40'N
Longitude:04°22.72'E
Mass (g):612
Pieces:2
Class:unique
Fayalite (mol%):6.9 ± 11.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):5.1 ± 6.4
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
Comments:Related to ALH85085, paired with Acfer 182/207, Bischoff et al. (1992a).
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 41' 24"N, 4° 22' 43"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 41' 24"N, 4° 22' 43"E)

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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