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Acfer 340
Basic information Name: Acfer 340
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 173.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 5
  Line 18:
Date:12 May 2002
Latitude:27°35'N
Longitude:4°18'E
Mass (g):173.15
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP, B. Zanda and M. Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):25.9
Main mass:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Finder:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 35'N, 4° 18'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 970 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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