Acfer 334 : L6 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Acfer 334
Date of find :
May 9, 2002
Total mass :
211 g
# of fragments :
7 fragments
Place : Acfer (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
87 (2003)
Classified by :
MNHN Paris & Blaise Pascal University - Clt. Fd
Type :
L6
Shock stage :
S5-6
Weathering grade : W0
%Fa : 24,5%
%Fs : 21,7%
Remarks :
This is a very fresh meteorite, which fair grey colored matrix is slightly oxidised. Nice shock veins can be seen at the surface.
 


on site picture : May 9, 2002


view of a 44 g fragment showing 1 vein shock
 


another view of the same 44 g fragment

 
cut section with a shock vein at the top
(click on picture to enlarge)
 


fairly oxidised matrix with few metal flakes
(click on picture to enlarge)