LL3/4 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The LL3/4 meteorite classification represents a group of meteorites that are part of the LL category of ordinary chondrites, characterized by their low iron and metal content and relatively large chondrules. These meteorites display a mix of features from both petrologic types 3 and 4, indicating an intermediate stage of metamorphism that includes abundant chondrules, minimal alteration, and the beginning of mineral homogenization and matrix recrystallization.

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