H/L3.9 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The “H/L3.9” classification is assigned to an ordinary chondrite from the L group that falls under petrologic type 3. These meteorites are characterized by abundant chondrules, minimal aqueous alteration, and unequilibrated mineral assemblages, with some low-Ca pyroxene grains exhibiting distinctive features like monoclinic structure and polysynthetic twinning.

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