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Acfer 285
Basic information Name: Acfer 285
     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 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  H4/5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 501 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB75
  Table 1
  Line 16:
Latitude:27°37.89'N
Longitude:4°06.44'E
Mass (g):69
Pieces:1
Class:H4/5
Fayalite (mol%):17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-48149 Munster, Germany. Weathering grades, F. Wlotzka, MaxPlanck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-10115 Berlin Germany
Institutions
   and collections
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 37' 53"N, 4° 6' 26"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 37' 53"N, 4° 6' 26"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 995 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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