CM1/2 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The “CM1/2” classification represents a carbonaceous chondrite from the CM group, notable for being a breccia that combines materials from both petrologic types 1 and 2. This meteorite features characteristics of high aqueous alteration and hydration, with a blend of secondary minerals replacing primary ones, the presence of chondrules, and a significant fine-grained matrix.

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