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Acfer 049
Basic information Name: Acfer 049
     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 82.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9575 approved meteorites (plus 11 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Acfer 049

Agemour, Algeria

Found 1989 November 19

Ordinary chondrite (H6)

An 82.9 g stone from the Acfer area has been recently classified (see Meteoritical Bulletins 71–74).  Classification and mineralogy (H. Schulze, MNB): olivine, Fa17.6; pyroxene, Fs15.6; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W1. Specimens: MNB.

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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 25'N, 3° 43'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 25'N, 3° 43'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 961 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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