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Acfer 296
Basic information Name: Acfer 296
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 121 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  LL5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB75
  Table 1
  Line 27:
Latitude:27°34.96 N
Longitude:4°00.00'E
Mass (g):121
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Fayalite (mol%):30.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):25
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-48149 Munster, Germany. Weathering grades, F. Wlotzka, MaxPlanck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-10115 Berlin Germany
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 34' 58"N, 4° 0' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 34' 58"N, 4° 0' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 416 approved meteorites from Tamanghasset, Algeria (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 975 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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