Definition of Mesosiderite. Meaning of Mesosiderite. Synonyms of Mesosiderite

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Definition of Mesosiderite

Mesosiderite
Mesosiderite Mes`o*sid"er*ite, n. [Meso- + siderite.] (Min.) See the Note under Meteorite.

Meaning of Mesosiderite from wikipedia

- Mesosiderites are a class of stony–iron meteorites consisting of about equal parts of metallic nickel-iron and silicate. They are breccias with an irregular...
- of the metal-rich M-type asteroids. Its composition and density match mesosiderite meteorites. Psyche is a possible parent body for these meteorites, although...
- pallasites (which are now known to comprise several distinct groups) and mesosiderites (a textural term that is also synonymous with the name of a modern group)...
- divided into mesosiderites and pallasites. Pallasites have a matrix of meteoric iron with embedded silicates (most of it olivine). Mesosiderites are breccias...
- Archaean granite of the Yilgarn Craton. The discovery of fragments of mesosiderite stony-iron meteorite around the crater confirms an impact origin, making...
- Anto****asta, Chile 25°45′S 70°30′W / 25.750°S 70.500°W / -25.750; -70.500 Mesosiderite A1 3,830 kg (8,440 lb) No 3 Huckitta 1924 Northern Territory, Australia...
- meteorites originated. The other major type of stony-iron meteorites is the mesosiderites. Tektites (from Gr**** t****s, molten) are not themselves meteorites...
- in a series of violent collisions. Its composition and density match mesosiderite meteorites and it is likely their parent body. The mission is targeting...
- When it struck it buried itself 15 feet in the ground. It is made of mesosiderite. Portions of the meteorite are on display in the Estherville Public Library...
- across. The composition of the meteorites classifies them as low metal mesosiderites. The meteorite explosion would also have produced microspherules under...