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Acfer 318
Basic information Name: Acfer 318
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992 or 1993
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 292 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB77
  Table 1
  Line 3:
Latitude:27°33.02N
Longitude:3°59.88'E
Mass (g):292
Pieces:3
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Fayalite (mol%):19.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 33' 1"N, 3° 59' 53"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 33' 1"N, 3° 59' 53"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 m 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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