L(LL)3.5-3.7 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The classification “L(LL)3.5-3.7” represents an ordinary chondrite, which could belong to either the L group or, less commonly, the LL group. This meteorite is a breccia, composed of components that are all petrologic type 3. In simpler terms, it’s a type of meteorite that contains numerous chondrules, has experienced minimal aqueous alteration, and includes mineral assemblages that are not well-equilibrated, and it can belong to either the L or LL group of ordinary chondrites.

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