Meteorites and Their Properties

Beenham and Khohor Image

Khohor and Beenham chondrites

Equilibrated and unequilibrated ordinary chondrites

Beenham (New Mexico), the unequilibrated ordinary chondrite on the right, has a mottled gray interior consisting mostly of chondrules; bright silver specks of metal can also be seen. Khohor (Uttar Pradesh, India), the metamorphosed equilibrated chondrite on the left, has a white interior which contrasts sharply with its dark fusion crust.

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