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Acfer 050
Basic information Name: Acfer 050
     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 1394 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 1
  Line 8:
Latitude:27°39'N
Longitude:4°30'E
Mass (g):1394
Pieces:7
Class:H6
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Type spec location:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:finder
Comments:Sh-V
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 39'N, 4° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 39'N, 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 961 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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