H~4/5 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The H~4/5 meteorite classification refers to a type of meteorite from the high-iron H group of ordinary chondrites, known for their distinctive iron content and small chondrules. These meteorites are approximately categorized between petrologic types 4 and 5, indicating they have undergone significant but not fully determined metamorphism, which includes features like homogenization of mineral compositions and development of secondary minerals, blending characteristics of both types.

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