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Acfer 099
Basic information Name: Acfer 099
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 313 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9692 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 1
  Line 23:
Latitude:27°27'N
Longitude:3°50'E
Mass (g):313
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D4400 Munster, Germany. Analysts: T. Geiger and T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-1000 Berlin Germany
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 27'N, 3° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 27'N, 3° 50'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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