header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Search Meteorites  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 25 Nov 2014
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  

Acfer 063
Basic information Name: Acfer 063
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 716 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  Mesosiderite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 150 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Mesosiderites
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 1
  Line 16:
Latitude:27°37'N
Longitude:4°34'E
Mass (g):716
Pieces:1
Class:MES
Fayalite (mol%):37.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.6
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Type spec location:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:finder
Comments:An 94
Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 37'N, 4° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 37'N, 4° 34'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)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page