L-melt breccia Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L-melt breccia classification is used for a specific type of meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, which are characterized by a lower iron content and moderate-sized chondrules. This meteorite is a breccia, meaning it is composed of broken fragments, and is unique in that its matrix, the finer material that binds the fragments together, is formed from material that has undergone melting.

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