L3.4-3.7 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

An ordinary chondrite classified as “L3.4-3.7” is a breccia composed of components that are all petrologic type 3. This means it contains a mixture of meteorite fragments with abundant chondrules, low levels of aqueous alteration, and mineral characteristics like monoclinic low-Ca pyroxene grains with twinning, all belonging to the type 3 classification.

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