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Acfer 008
Basic information Name: Acfer 008
     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 205 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7813 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB69
  Table 1
  Line 8:
Latitude:27°32'N
Longitude:3°42'E
Mass (g):205
Pieces:4
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, West Germany
Type spec location:thin sections, J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, West Germany
Main mass:Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, Kreuzackerstrasse 16a CH-5012 Schonenwerd Switzerland
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 32'N, 3° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 32'N, 3° 42'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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Synonyms: Tabelbala (From MetBase)

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