L4-melt breccia Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L4-melt breccia classification describes a specific type of meteorite from the L group, known for its lower iron content and moderately sized chondrules. This meteorite is unique in that it is a type 4, indicating it has undergone significant metamorphic changes leading to the homogenization of minerals and recrystallization of its structure, and it is also a breccia, meaning it contains fragments held together by a matrix of melted material.

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