L3.3-3.5 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.3-3.5 meteorite classification refers to a type of space rock from the L group of ordinary chondrites, which is essentially a composite of fragments (breccia) that all fall within the type 3 petrologic category. This classification signifies that these meteorites are characterized by a significant presence of spherical silicate grains (chondrules), minimal alteration by water, and minerals that have not fully equilibrated, with their composition lying in a specific range indicating a moderate level of metamorphism within the type 3 spectrum.

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