H6-melt breccia Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The H6-melt breccia classification denotes a specific type of meteorite from the high-iron H group of ordinary chondrites, known for their high siderophile element content and small chondrules. This meteorite is classified as petrologic type 6, indicating significant metamorphism with homogenized mineral compositions, and is characterized as a breccia, with a matrix formed from material that has melted, setting it apart from typical chondrites.

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