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Carbonaceous chondrites

Carbonaceous chondrites generally have Mg/Si ratios near the solar value, and oxygen isotope compositions that plot below the terrestrial fractionation line.

Click on the photos to learn about some of the carbonaceous chondrites in the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies collection!


Murray carbonaceous chondriteAguas Zarcas meteoriteCoolidgeMurchison meteoriteCrescentKaroonda meteorite