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Acfer 314
Basic information Name: Acfer 314
     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 169 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 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:
  MB74
  Table 1
  Line 85:
Latitude:27°39.83'N
Longitude:4°5.89'E
Mass (g):169
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Fayalite (mol%):19.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: T. Geiger and T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-1000 Berlin Germany
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 39' 50"N, 4° 5' 53"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 39' 50"N, 4° 5' 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 975 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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