L3.9 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

An ordinary chondrite classified as “L3.9” belongs to the L group and is characterized as petrologic type 3. These meteorites are known for having abundant chondrules, minimal aqueous alteration, and mineral compositions that include monoclinic low-Ca pyroxene grains exhibiting polysynthetic twinning.

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