LL4-6 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The classification “LL4-6” refers to an ordinary chondrite from the LL group that is a breccia composed of components ranging from petrologic type 4 to type 6. Ordinary chondrites are a major type of meteorite known for their distinct characteristics, including a high abundance of chondrules (small, round mineral grains) and specific chemical traits. In this case, the meteorite is a mixture of various types, indicating differences in metamorphism and mineral composition within the same specimen.

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