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LL Chondrites

LL chondrites are a low-iron and low metal chemical group distinguished by low siderophile element content, large chondrules, and oxygen isotope compositions further above the terrestrial fractionation line than those of other ordinary chondrites.

Click on the images below to learn about some of the LL chondrites in the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies collection!

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Chondrule (< 1 cm diameter) from Parnallee, viewed under crossed polarized light. Photo copyright CMS/ASU.