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Acfer 272
Basic information Name: Acfer 272
     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 63 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  CV3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 507 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 1
  Line 64:
Latitude:27°34.21'N
Longitude:04°04.50'E
Mass (g):63
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):Chondrules: 5.0 ± 3.2; matrix 55.8 ± 3.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6 ± 2.3
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
Comments:Geiger and Bischoff (1992)
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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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° 34' 13"N, 4° 4' 30"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 34' 13"N, 4° 4' 30"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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