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Acfer 329
Basic information Name: Acfer 329
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 30 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 5
  Line 7:
Date:23 Dec 2001
Latitude:27°35'N
Longitude:4°06'E
Mass (g):30000
Pieces:6
Class:L4/5
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP, and B. Zanda, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):123.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Finder:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 35'N, 4° 6'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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