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Acfer 291
Basic information Name: Acfer 291
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 261 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 3 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:
  MB75
  Table 1
  Line 22:
Latitude:27°42.48'N
Longitude:4°14.89'E
Mass (g):261
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-48149 Munster, Germany. Weathering grades, F. Wlotzka, MaxPlanck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-10115 Berlin Germany
Institutions
   and collections
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 42' 29"N, 4° 14' 59"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 42' 29"N, 4° 14' 53"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 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 961 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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