CO3.7 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The “CO3.7” classification identifies a carbonaceous chondrite from the CO group, marked as a type 3 meteorite, which is significantly metamorphosed yet still within the type 3 range. Characterized by their small chondrules and a moderate presence of refractory inclusions, these meteorites exhibit a low degree of water alteration and a complex mineral assembly that includes distinctive low-calcium pyroxene grains with twinning.

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