L/LL3.10 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

Meteorites classified as “L/LL3.10” are a specific type of ordinary chondrite meteorites. They are characterized by containing a significant number of chondrules, which are small, round grains formed in space, and they have experienced moderate degrees of aqueous alteration, meaning they were altered by water to some extent. These meteorites are part of the L or LL group, with 3.10 indicating their specific petrologic type, which describes the level of metamorphism and alteration they have undergone.

L/LL3.10 Meteorite Examples

Explore other meteorite classifications.

Leave a Comment