An achondrite  is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules.   It consists of material similar to terrestrial basalts or plutonic rocks and has been ...
A specimen of the NWA 869 chondrite (type L4-6), showing chondrules and metal flakes
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noun 1. a rare stony meteorite that consists mainly of silicate minerals and has the texture of igneous rock but contains no chondrules Compare chondrite
Achondrite Meteorites For Sale Achondrite Meteorites are stone meteorites that have no chondrules. This lack of chondrule may be the result of melting or because the ...
Achondrites lack chondrules, originate on differentiated planetary bodies (ie planetary bodies with a distinct core and crust), such as asteroids, planets, or
Looking at other faces he would have recognized it as a type of meteorite called an achondrite, Randy Korotev, WUSTL's meteorite expert said.
Achondrite, any stony meteorite containing no chondrules (small, roughly spherical objects that formed in the solar nebula). The only exclusions are carbonaceous ...
Talampaya is an achondrite that fell in Argentina, in 1995. Talampaya is a cumulate eucrite, and part of the HED (Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite) meteorite group ...
Stony Meteorites: Achondrites. Stony Meteorites: Achondrites. There are no beautiful chondrules with sharp edges here. These are the meteorites that either have been ...