Acfer 327 : H5 © Meteoriteshow

Official name : Acfer 327
Date of find :
December 21, 2001
Total mass :
745 g
# of fragments :
3 fragments
Place : Acfer (Algérie) - N27°44'/E04°26'
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
87 (2003)
Classified by :
MNHN Paris & Blaise Pascal University - Clt. Fd.
Type :
H5
Weathering grade :
W2
%Fa :
20,30%
%Fs : 18,20%
Remarks :
Quite fresh, with rests of fusion crust on the surface that was in contact with the ground.
 


on site picture : December 21, 2001


view of the 3 fragments,
side exposed to the air
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view of the 3 fragments, side in contact with the ground, with rests of fusion crust.
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view of the highly fractured structure, showing metal flakes ; chondrules boundaries are not very sharp, proving a high level of metamorphism.
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