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Acfer 343
Basic information Name: Acfer 343
     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 140 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H3-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Revised 12 Jul 2007: Fixed coordinates in database
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 4:
Date:Nov 2002
Latitude:27°3711"N
Longitude:4°15'54"E
Mass (g):140
Pieces:2
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.7 (7-26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.8 (4-27)
Classifier:E. Dransart, EMTT
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:private collectors, F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Comments:breccia
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
EMTT: Etudes Métallurgiques et de Traitement Thermique, Parc du Chater-Bât. B, 1, avenue du Chater, 69340 Francheville, France (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 37' 11"N, 4° 15' 54"E)
Note: the MetBase and recommended coordinates are 6819.7 km 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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