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Acfer 247
Basic information Name: Acfer 247
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 60 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 1
  Line 54:
Latitude:27°38.17'N
Longitude:04°01.89'E
Mass (g):60
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 38' 10"N, 4° 1' 53"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 38' 10"N, 4° 1' 53"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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