Carbonaceous Chondrite Meteorite

This is a very interesting and complex group of chondrites and has many subgroups. Carbonaceous chondrites come from very diverse locations in our Solar System. They are abundant in fascinating inclusions and ingredients. Some have a high water content, amino-acids, sugars or materials older than the Sun itself. They are presumably the scientifically more important type of meteorite. Learn more



  • 71g. Mexico, 8 February 1969

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