LL~6 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The LL~6 classification is used for a type of meteorite from the LL group of ordinary chondrites, known for their low iron and metal content, and larger chondrules. This meteorite is approximately identified as petrologic type 6, indicating it has undergone extensive metamorphism, resulting in uniform mineral compositions and the coarsening of certain minerals, though with some uncertainty in its precise classification.

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