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Acfer 160
Basic information Name: Acfer 160
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 433 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  LL3.8-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.8-6
Recommended:  LL3.8-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as LL3.8-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 23:
Latitude:27°28'N
Longitude:3°43'E
Mass (g):433
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.8-6
Fayalite (mol%):31.1 ± 0.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7 ± 3.4
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:Br; Sub-types determined by NTL, see A. Bischoff et al., Abstract, LPS Conf. Houston, 1992.
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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° 28'N, 3° 43'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 28'N, 3° 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 961 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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