L3.5-3.8 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.5-3.8 meteorite classification indicates an ordinary chondrite from the low-iron L group that is made up of closely related type 3 components, each exhibiting varying stages of metamorphic development within the type 3 category. This classification captures a spectrum of changes from slightly more evolved (3.5) to nearing more advanced metamorphic stages (3.8), all within the same type 3 category, which is characterized by a high proportion of chondrules and minimal alteration.

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