Acfer 343 : H3-5 © Meteoriteshow  
Official name : Acfer 343
Date of find :
November 16, 2002
Total mass :
140 g
# of fragments :
2 fragments
Place : Acfer (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
88 (April 2004)
Classified by :
EMTT Lyon / Type specimen : MNHN Paris
Type :
H3-5
Shock stage :
S3
Weathering grade :
W1
%Fa :
16,7%
%Fs :
18,8%
Remarks :
Fresh meteorite. Some areas are re-crystallized, some other ones not, as with ZAG meteorite. Total iron : 26%, rests of fusion crust. Average chondrule size : 335µm
 


on site picture : November 16, 2002


frag. #1 : see the fusion crust
 


cut section of fagment #1


cut sections of frag. #1
(cliquer sur la photo pour agrandir)

 

pictures of thin sections
 


details of structure : re-crystrallized areas and non re-crystallized ones are clearly visible