Acfer 332 : CO3 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Acfer 332
Date of find :
December 23, 2001
Total mass :
115 g
# of fragments :
1 fragment
Place : Acfer (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
87 (2003)
Classified by :
MNHN Paris & Blaise Pascal University - Clt. Fd
Type :
CO3
Weathering grade :
W2
%Fa :
26,2%
%Fs : 6,6%
Remarks :
Dark, compact and slightly altered meteorite. Watching a polished section shows sharply defined chondrules (0,1-0,3mm) and some few metal flakes.
 


on site picture : December 23, 2001


approx. dimensions 50 x 60 mm
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close view of the main side (no fusion crust)
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view of opposite side, covered with fsion crust
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detailed view of the fusion crust
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