type C2 carbonaceous chondrite

type C2 carbonaceous chondrite

[′tīp ¦sē¦tü ‚kär·bə′nā·shəs ′kän‚drīt]
(geology)
A type of carbonaceous chondrite that is weakly magnetic or nonmagnetic, has most of its sulfur present as free sulfur, and contains about 2.5% carbon.