L3.0-3.7 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.0-3.7 classification pertains to a meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, known for their moderate iron content and specific chondrule size. This meteorite is a breccia, composed of fragments that fall within a range of petrologic type 3 subtypes, indicating it encompasses a spectrum of early metamorphic stages, from very minimal to more advanced metamorphism, all characterized by abundant chondrules and minimal mineral alteration.

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