A new CO carbonaceous chondrite from Acfer, Algeria

Salvadori, A.; Moggi-Cecchi, V.; Pratesi, G.; Franchi, I. and Greenwood, R. (2006). A new CO carbonaceous chondrite from Acfer, Algeria. In: 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 Mar 2006, Houston, Texas, USA.

URL: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2006/pdf/1925...


Many small fragments, totally weighing 118 g were found in the Acfer area by an Italian dealer. Chondrules size and types (predominance of granular olivine type), occurrence of twinned clinoenstatite and absence of plagioclase suggested a classification as CO carbonaceous chondrite.

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