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Acfer 028
Basic information Name: Acfer 028
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 3.13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H3.8
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 3:
Latitude:27°40'N
Longitude:4°15'E
Mass (g):3130
Pieces:5
Class:H3.8
Fayalite (mol%):17.2 ± 0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3 ± 1.8
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: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° 40'N, 4° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 40'N, 4° 15'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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