C1/2-ung Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The C1/2-ung meteorite classification describes a unique type of carbonaceous chondrite that straddles the characteristics of petrologic types 1 and 2 but does not fit neatly into any established group. These meteorites typically contain a high proportion of water-bearing minerals and organic compounds, indicative of type 1, while also displaying features like the presence of chondrules (small, spherical mineral grains) and less alteration by water, common in type 2, making them scientifically intriguing due to their mixed and ungrouped properties.

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