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Acfer 378
Basic information Name: Acfer 378
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 1320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 2:
Date:2003
Latitude:27°24'N
Longitude:3°45'E
Mass (g):1320
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29
Ferrosilite (mol%):24
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):1320
Type spec location:OAM
Main mass:OAM
Finder:F. Ercolani of Italy
Comments:Breccia
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 24'N, 3° 45'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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