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Acfer 196
Basic information Name: Acfer 196
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 29 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 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:
  MB72
  Table 1
  Line 48:
Latitude:27°34.6'N
Longitude:4°02'E
Mass (g):29
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):17.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4
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
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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° 34' 36"N, 4° 2' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 34' 37"N, 4° 2' 2"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 62.8 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 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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