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Acfer 209
Basic information Name: Acfer 209
     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 475 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  CR2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 53:
Latitude:27°30.3'N
Longitude:3°52.9'E
Mass (g):476
Pieces:6
Class:C2-Ren
Fayalite (mol%):4.3(0-20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.9(0-8)
Classifier:classification and information, A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: A. Bischoff, W. Beckerling, M. Endress, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:finder
Comments:C2-chondrites with affinity to Renazzo, see Bischoff et al., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 1991, submitted.
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 30' 18"N, 3° 52' 54"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 17"N, 3° 52' 55"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 40.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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