H3.15 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The H3.15 classification refers to a meteorite from the H group of ordinary chondrites, characterized by a significant iron content and small chondrules, which falls into the petrologic type 3 category. This indicates that the meteorite contains numerous chondrules, exhibits minimal alteration from water, and has a variety of unbalanced mineral compositions, representing a stage in the spectrum of metamorphism that’s closer to the less altered end.

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