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date: 19 November 2019

achondrite 

Source:
A Dictionary of Space Exploration
Author(s):
Stephen O'MearaStephen O'Meara, E. Julius DaschE. Julius Dasch

A stony *meteorite representing differentiated planetary material. Because differentiation is an igneous process, these are igneous rocks or breccias (broken fragments) of igneous rocks. They comprise about 15% of all meteorites and lack the ... ...

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