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Acfer 029
Basic information Name: Acfer 029
     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 98 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 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)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 4:
Latitude:27°41'N
Longitude:4°20'E
Mass (g):98
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:classification and information, A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: A. Bischoff, W. Beckerling, M. Endress, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:finder
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 41'N, 4° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 41'N, 4° 20'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 978 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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