H5-melt breccia Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The H5-melt breccia classification refers to a specific type of meteorite from the H group of ordinary chondrites, which are characterized by high iron content and relatively small chondrules. This meteorite, classified as petrologic type 5, has undergone extensive metamorphism leading to uniform mineral compositions and the development of secondary minerals, and is distinctive as a breccia with a matrix composed of material that has melted.

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