Classification led by Cesca Willcocks
Type 3 ordinary chondrites
Type 3 ordinary chondrites are some of the most pristine meteorites within this group, and are often characterised by their neat, well defined chondrules.
23414D had an abundance of chondrules that ranged 0.2-2.3mm in size. There were lots of different chondrule types in this meteorite, including radial pyroxene (RP), barred olivine (BO) and porphyritic pyroxene (PP) chonrdules.
Layered element map of 23414D