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Acfer 324
Basic information Name: Acfer 324
     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 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR3
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 1:
Date:Oct 2001
Latitude:27°30.05'N
Longitude:3°52.19'E
Mass (g):69
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Fayalite (mol%):7.5 (1.4-39.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.9 (1.2-72.1)
Classifier:P. Sipiera and K. J. Cole, PSF
Type spec mass (g):14
Finder:Pelisson
Comments:δ17O = -1.568, -1.619‰; δ18O = +1.438, +1.396‰; likely to be paired with Acfer 270; oxygen isotope analyses, I. A. Franchi, OU
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 3"N, 3° 52' 11"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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