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Acfer 359
Basic information Name: Acfer 359
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 67 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 14:
Date:17 Nov 2002
Latitude:27°42'N
Longitude:4°29'E
Mass (g):67
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3
Classifier:E.-M. Chamorro, K. Pistre, P. Beck, ENSL, P. Grandjean, UCBL
Type spec mass (g):13.6
Type spec location:ENSL
Main mass:F. Beroud (Lyon) and C. Boucher (Chatel-Guyon)
Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private address)
UCBL: Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 42'N, 4° 29'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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