H5/6 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The classification “H5/6” refers to ordinary chondrite meteorites from the H group that can either be of petrologic type 5 or type 6. These meteorites are part of a major class known for their specific characteristics, with type 5 meteorites having undergone moderate metamorphism, and type 6 meteorites having experienced more extensive changes in their mineral composition and chondrule appearance due to metamorphism, without melting occurring.

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