L3.10 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.10 classification describes a meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, which are known for their lower iron content and moderate-sized chondrules. This specific meteorite falls under petrologic type 3, indicating an early stage of metamorphism characterized by an abundance of chondrules, minimal water-induced alteration, and minerals that are in a state of beginning chemical adjustment, yet not fully equilibrated.

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