type C1 carbonaceous chondrite

type C1 carbonaceous chondrite

[′tīp ¦sē¦wən ‚kär·bə′nā·shəs ′kän‚drīt]
(geology)
A type of carbonaceous chondrite that is strongly magnetic, has a lower density than the other two types, contains sulfates, and has a carbon content of about 3.5%.
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