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Acfer 197
Basic information Name: Acfer 197
     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 115 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 1
  Line 23:
Latitude:27°33.35'N
Longitude:04°08.40'E
Mass (g):115
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:P. Scherer and F. Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz, Germany.
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
Comments:sh-v
Institutions
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Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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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° 33' 21"N, 4° 8' 24"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 33' 21"N, 4° 8' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 974 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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