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Acfer 332
Basic information Name: Acfer 332
     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 115 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 510 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
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Writeup from MB 87:

Acfer 332

Algeria

Found 2001 December 23

Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

A brown, compact stone of 115.02 g was found by F. Beroud and C. Boucher. Mineralogy and classification (B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP; B. Zanda and M. Denise, MNHNP): sharply defined chondrules from 0.1 to 0.3 mm and rare metal grains; olivine, mean Fa26.2 (range Fa2.9–74.0), low-Ca pyroxene, mean Fs6.6 (range Fs1.3–14.8), W2. Specimens: type specimen, 20.1 g, MNHNP; main mass with finders.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 5
  Line 10:
Date:23 Dec 2001
Latitude:27°44'N
Longitude:4°08'E
Mass (g):115.02
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Classifier:B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP, B. Zanda and M. Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.1
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° 8'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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