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Acfer 401
Basic information Name: Acfer 401
     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 9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Nov 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Tamanghasset
Date:2002
Latitude:27°41.35'N
Longitude:4°26.56'E
Mass (g):9.00
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi, S. Caporali, MSP
Type spec mass (g):2.00
Type spec location:OAM
Main mass:OAM
Finder:Flisi
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 41' 21"N, 4° 26' 34"E)

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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