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iron meteorite


in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211944
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726613
iron meteorite

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Meteorite composed of iron and nickel (4–30% Ni) with only a small proportion of silicate minerals. Although very common in

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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