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Acfer 311
Basic information Name: Acfer 311
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  CR
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:
  MB74
  Table 1
  Line 84:
Latitude:27°30.49'N
Longitude:3°50.65'E
Mass (g):120
Pieces:1
Class:CR
Fayalite (mol%):2.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.9
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: T. Geiger and T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-1000 Berlin Germany
Comments:Paired with El Djouf 001, Acfer 059, 087, 097, 114, 139, 186, 187, 209, 270; described by Bischoff et al. (1992).
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 30' 29"N, 3° 50' 39"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 29"N, 3° 50' 39"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 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 974 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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