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Acfer 353
Basic information Name: Acfer 353
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 11.94 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-cm
Recommended:  Eucrite-cm    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-cm.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 8:
Date:Oct 2001
Latitude:27°29.35'N
Longitude:3°53.40'E
Mass (g):11935
Pieces:many
Class:Euc
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):-
Ferrosilite (mol%):-
Classifier:P. P. Sipiera, K. J. Cole, PSF and M. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):46
Finder:Pelisson
Comments:Cumulate eucrite; plag Ab87, opx Fs60-62, cpx Fs27-30; ?18O = +3.34, ?17O = +1.52; oxygen isotopes by R. Clayton, UChi
Institutions
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UChi: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Feb 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° 29' 21"N, 3° 53' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 970 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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