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Acfer 342
Basic information Name: Acfer 342
     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 1276 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 3:
Date:Nov 2002
Latitude:27°35'26"N
Longitude:4°39'46"E
Mass (g):1276
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):-
Classifier:E. Dransart, EMTT
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:private collectors, 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)
EMTT: Etudes Métallurgiques et de Traitement Thermique, Parc du Chater-Bât. B, 1, avenue du Chater, 69340 Francheville, France (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private 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° 35' 26"N, 4° 39' 46"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 970 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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