L3.5-3.7 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.5-3.7 classification refers to a meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, known for their lower iron content and moderate-sized chondrules. This meteorite is unique as it is a breccia, consisting of fragments that are all in the petrologic type 3 category, indicating a stage of early metamorphism characterized by abundant chondrules, minimal water alteration, and minerals that are not yet fully equilibrated.

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