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Acfer 202
Basic information Name: Acfer 202
     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 389 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  CO3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3.5
Recommended:  CO3.5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as CO3.5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 50:
Latitude:27°30.5'N
Longitude:4°36.1'E
Mass (g):389
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Fayalite (mol%):0-46
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-9
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
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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' 30"N, 4° 36' 6"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 32"N, 4° 36' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 62.1 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 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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