L3.3-3.6 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.3-3.6 classification is given to a type of meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, which are known for their moderate iron content and specific size of chondrules. This meteorite is unique as a breccia, consisting of fragments that all fall within the range of petrologic type 3, indicating a stage of early metamorphism characterized by an abundance of chondrules and minerals that are not yet fully chemically balanced or altered.

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