[meteorite-list] Fractional Classification of LL3's

From: Graham Ensor <graham.ensor_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:37:36 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJkn+kbaFQwZax7pL4c8Q_AaVGf39Z55qqOQ=JpfEzSsLsdJfw_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Kevin,

As far as I can make out, talking with other researchers, then it can/will
be done but takes extra time and work and thus many just get given the 3
designation rather than do all that work to divide it up even
more...although if one is suspected as a 3.00 then I imagine it is worth it
or if the presenter of the specimen pays for the time and effort to do the


On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:57 AM Kevin Kichinka via Meteorite-list <
meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:

> Team Meteorite:
> A couple of years ago it seemed that researchers were no longer going to
> sub-divide LL3 mets to classifications like 'LL3.05' or 'LL3.10', or I
> suppose the most primitive one of LL3.0'.
> Can someone clarify this issue for me?
> And regards to Zsolt Kereszty while referencing his acquisition of
> NWA12692 LL3.00
> "Here is the MetBull page of the NWA12692 LL3.00 meteorite:"
> https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=70116
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