H/L3 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The H/L3 meteorite classification refers to a unique type of meteorite that combines features from both the H and L groups of ordinary chondrites, distinguished by their iron content and chondrule characteristics. Classified as petrologic type 3, these meteorites are in an early stage of metamorphism, characterized by a high presence of chondrules and minimal alteration, blending the distinct attributes of the H and L group meteorites.

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