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Acfer 012
Basic information Name: Acfer 012
     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 98 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5780 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB69
  Table 1
  Line 12:
Latitude:27°48'N
Longitude:4°01'E
Mass (g):98
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Fayalite (mol%):19.4
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, West Germany
Type spec location:thin sections, J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, West Germany
Main mass:Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, Kreuzackerstrasse 16a CH-5012 Schonenwerd Switzerland
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 48'N, 4° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 48'N, 4° 10'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 14.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 964 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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