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tektite


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A small black, greenish, or yellowish glassy object found in groups on the earth's surface and consisting of a silicaceous material unrelated to the geological formations in which it is found. Tektites are believed to have formed on earth as a result of the impact of meteorites.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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