|Acfer 345 : LL5 © Meteoriteshow|
Official name : Acfer 345
Date of find : November 18, 2002
Total mass : 53 g
# of fragments : 1 single fragment
Place : Acfer (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°88 (April 2004)
Classified by : EMTT Lyon / Type specimen : MNHN Paris
Type : LL5
Weathering grade : W2
%Fa : 27,5%
%Fs : 22,9%
Remarks : Fully covered with fusion crust, the fair brown matrix shows some very rare metal flakes.
on site picture : November 16, 2002
A first end piece was cut for analysis, leaving a piece weighing 40,2g (see picture). It was cut again to complete the mass of the type specimen to a minimum of 20% of the TKW, leaving this time a 34.5g main mass.
The cut section shows a fair brown matrix with very thin fair grey chondrules and very rare native metal flakes.
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