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Acfer 379
Basic information Name: Acfer 379
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 14.76 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5779 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 3:
Date:2004 Jan 18
Latitude:27°24.684'N
Longitude:3°42.280'E
Mass (g):14,764
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Classifier:G. Pratesi and V. Cecchi Moggi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):2910
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MSP
Finder:L. Matassoni and C. Silenzi, MSP
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 24' 41"N, 3° 42' 17"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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