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Acfer 356
Basic information Name: Acfer 356
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 117 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 11:
Date:Feb 2002
Latitude:27°36.74'N
Longitude:4°31.71'E
Mass (g):120
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):4.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:P. P. Sipiera and K. J. Cole, PSF
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:Pelisson
Finder:O. and J.-P. D'Henin
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 36' 44"N, 4° 31' 43"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 964 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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