L~5 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L~5 classification refers to a type of meteorite from the L group of ordinary chondrites, which are characterized by their lower iron content and moderate-sized chondrules. This particular meteorite is approximately classified as petrologic type 5, indicating it has undergone a significant level of metamorphism, resulting in more uniform mineral compositions and the development of secondary minerals, though with some uncertainty in its precise classification.

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