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Acfer 200
Basic information Name: Acfer 200
     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 1301 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H3-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 1
  Line 25:
Latitude:27°30.11'N
Longitude:03°55.26'E
Mass (g):1301
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Fayalite (mol%):Host: 16.3 ± 3, Frags: 17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):Host: 16.6 ± 0.4, frags: 16/7
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)
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° 30' 7"N, 3° 55' 16"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 7"N, 3° 55' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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