Acfer 329 : L4/5 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Acfer 329
Date of find :
December 23, 2001
Total mass :
30 kg
# of fragments :
many fragments
Place : Acfer (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
87 (2003)
Classified by :
MNHN Paris & Blaise Pascal University - Clt. Fd.
Type :
L4/5
Weathering grade :
W0
%Fa :
24,1%
%Fs :
21,5%
Remarks :
The largest meteorite ever found on Reg Acfer. Views of cut sections show a nice fair grey matrix (very fresh) with almost non-oxidised metal flakes and beautiful chondrules.
 




on site picture : December 23, 2001


15 kg frag : fusion crust & regmaglyptes
(click on picture to enlarge)
 


cut section : chondrules et métal flakes
(click on picture to enlarge)


détails of a frgment's cutting
(click on slice nr, to reach slice picture)


section détails : see the huge chondrule

 

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