LL~5 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The LL~5 classification describes a type of ordinary chondrite from the LL group, roughly equivalent to petrologic type 5. These meteorites are notable for their low iron and metal content, relatively large chondrules, and specific oxygen isotope compositions. They have undergone a level of metamorphism that leads to more uniform mineral composition and the development of secondary minerals, resulting in less distinct chondrules and more crystalline textures.

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