L(LL)6 Meteorite Classification

Class Description

The L(LL)6 meteorite classification refers to an ordinary chondrite that possibly belongs to either the L or LL group, with a stronger likelihood of it being from the L group, and it is characterized as petrologic type 6. This means the meteorite has undergone extensive metamorphic changes which have led to a uniformity in its mineral composition, significant growth of secondary minerals like feldspar, and the blurring or disappearance of its chondrules, indicating a high degree of thermal alteration without reaching the point of melting.

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