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Acfer 357
Basic information Name: Acfer 357
     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 62 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 6
  Line 12:
Date:Oct 2001
Latitude:27°30.05'N
Longitude:4°52.48'E
Mass (g):62
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):33.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):28.7
Classifier:P. P. Sipiera and K. J. Cole
Type spec mass (g):17
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 30' 3"N, 4° 52' 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 974 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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