L3.4 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

A meteorite classified as “L3.4” is an ordinary chondrite from the L group that is characterized as petrologic type 3. This means it contains a high abundance of chondrules, has low levels of aqueous alteration, and exhibits mineral characteristics like monoclinic low-Ca pyroxene grains with twinning.

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