Acapulcoite Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The “Acapulcoite” classification refers to a meteorite that is part of the primitive achondrite group, indicating it has undergone heating and partial melting, maintaining a composition close to its original chondritic state. These meteorites, linked to the acapulcoite-lodranite family, are equigranular with fine grains, and sometimes include rare, original chondrules, displaying a unique mineral composition that is somewhat different from ordinary chondrites.

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