Definition of Chondrite. Meaning of Chondrite. Synonyms of Chondrite

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Definition of Chondrite

Chondrite
Chondrite Chon"drite, n. [Gr. ? a grain (of wheat or spelt), cartilage.] (Min.) A meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules.

Meaning of Chondrite from wikipedia

- A chondrite /ˈkɒndraɪt/ is a stony (non-metallic) meteorite that has not been modified, by either melting or differentiation of the parent body. They...
- Carbonaceous chondrites or C chondrites are a cl**** of chondritic meteorites comprising at least 8 known groups and many ungrouped meteorites. They include...
- chondrites. The ordinary chondrites are thought to have originated from three parent asteroids, whose fragments make up the H chondrite, L chondrite and...
- The ordinary chondrites (sometimes called the O chondrites) are a cl**** of stony chondritic meteorites. They are by far the most numerous group and comprise...
- Enstatite chondrites (also known as E-type chondrites) are a rare form of meteorite thought to comprise only about 2% of the chondrites that fall on Earth...
- The LL chondrites are a group of stony meteorites, the least abundant group of the ordinary chondrites, accounting for about 10–11% of observed ordinary-chondrite...
- ordinary chondrites. The ordinary chondrites are thought to have originated from three parent asteroids, with the fragments making up the H chondrite, L chondrite...
- CI chondrites, sometimes C1 chondrites, are a group of rare stony meteorites belonging to the carbonaceous chondrites. Samples have been discovered in...
- CM chondrites are a group of chondritic meteorites which resemble their type specimen, the Mighei meteorite. The CM is the most commonly recovered group...
- cl**** H chondrite group L chondrite group LL chondrite group Enstatite chondrite cl**** EH chondrite group EL chondrite group Other chondrite groups, not...
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