L3.5-3.9 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L3.5-3.9 classification indicates a type of meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, known for their moderate iron content and specific size of chondrules. This meteorite is a breccia, meaning it is composed of various fragments that all fall within the range of petrologic type 3, showcasing a spectrum of early metamorphic stages with abundant chondrules and minerals in a state of minimal alteration and chemical equilibrium.

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