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L chondrite

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The low-iron (L) chemical group of ordinary chondrites, distinguished by their relatively low siderophile element content, moderate sized chondrules (~0.7 mm), and oxygen isotope compositions that intermediate between H chondrites and LL chondrites.

Parent body is possibly 433 Eros, 8 Flora or the Flora family as a whole

Meteoritical Society Code: L



Classification of L chondrite

Sub-divisions of L chondrite

Mineralogy of L chondrite

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Meteoritic IronIron found as a constituent of meteorites.
Olivine(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
TroiliteFeS
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Apatite"Apatite" is a field term for unidentified calcium phosphate members of the apatite group.
ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4

Internet Links for L chondrite

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Recorded finds for L chondrite

This map shows a selection of recorded finds that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
France
 
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
[L4-6 chondrite] from description
Mineral and/or Locality  
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