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Recommended classifications

Recommended classes in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database are assigned by the database editor. In most cases, this is based on the most recent classification that appears in either the Catalogue of Meteorites, MetBase, the US Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter, the Japanese Meteorite Newsletter, or the Meteoritical Bulletin. However, in a few cases it reflects differences of opinion about the proper way to classify the meteorite. The nomenclature used may also be modified by the editor to conform to an internally consistent classification scheme

The recommended classification Lunar (feldsp. breccia) means:

"A lunar meteorite that is a breccia of primarily feldspathic lithologies."

The highlighted words are defined as follows:

lunar meteorite: Lunar meteorites are lunar rocks that were ejected from the Moon by impacts and later fell to the Earth as meteorites. .

Find all meteorites of type: Lunar (feldsp. breccia)