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Acfer 328
Basic information Name: Acfer 328
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 180.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 509 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
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Writeup from MB 87:

Acfer 328

Algeria

Found 2001 December 22

Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

A dark-brown, 180.07 g, roundish stone lacking fusion crust was found by F. Beroud and C. Boucher. Mineralogy and classification (B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP; B. Zanda and M. Denise, MNHNP): large chondrules (~1 mm in diameter), several small CAIs, plus a very large (10 mm) irregular, zoned one. Mean olivine, Fa16.3 (range Fa0.6–56.5); mean low-Ca pyroxene, Fs16.0 (range Fs0.8–60.2); shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W2/3. Specimens: type specimen, 20 g, MNHNP; main mass with finders.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 5
  Line 6:
Date:22 Dec 2001
Latitude:27°44'N
Longitude:4°13'E
Mass (g):180.07
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Classifier:B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP, B. Zanda and M. Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.0
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 44'N, 4° 13'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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