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Achondrite

Definition of the noun achondrite

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noun - plural: achondrites

  1. a stony meteor lacking chondrules
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic words: rock / stone = a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

Explanation

Achondrite: 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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and recrystallization on or within meteorite parent bodies. As a result, achondrites have distinct textures and mineralogies indicative of igneous processes.

  • also known as 無粒隕石

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Google preview21st Century Astronomy (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: 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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewAstronomy, Journey to the Cosmic Frontier -- Solar System and Starry Nights 3. 1 CD-ROM (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: 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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewThe Cosmic Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules.

Google previewPathways to Astronomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules.

Google preview21st Century Astronomy, The Solar System (2016)

Astronomy, Planetary science by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: 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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewFoundations of Astronomy (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

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 differentiated and reprocessed to a ...

Google previewAstronomy, Journey to the Cosmic Frontier (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewExtrasolar Planets and Astrobiology (2016)

Astronomy, Planetary science by CTI Reviews

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial ...

Google previewThe Cosmic Perspective, The Solar System (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial basalts or plutonic ...

Google previewMeteorite Research (2012)

Proceedings of a Symposium on Meteorite Research Held in Vienna, Austria, 7–13 August 1968 by P.M. Millman

Plagioclase compositions, and rare-earth and barium concentrations considered in terms of measured plagioclase partition coefficients, indicate that the Serra de Magé unbrecciated achondrite is a cumulate formed from a liquid of normal ...

Google previewVisualizing Earth History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similarto terrestrial basaltsor plutonic rocks and hasbeen differentiated and reprocessed to alesser or greater degree dueto melting and ...

Google previewIntegrated Science (2016)

Integrated science, Integrated science by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar toterrestrial basalts or plutonic rocks and has been differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser orgreater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewAstronomy, The Solar System and Beyond (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial ...

Google previewDiscovering Solar System (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain.

Google previewNew Theory of the Earth (2016)

by CTI Reviews

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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewMeteorites And Their Parent Planets (2016)

Astronomy, Planetary science by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar toterrestrial basalts or plutonic rocks and has been differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser orgreater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewNatural Hazards and Disasters (2016)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews

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 differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or ...

Google previewChemistry in Space, From Interstellar Matter to the Origin of Life (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial basalts or plutonic rocks and ...

Google previewHelium Isotopes in Nature (2013)

by B.A. Mamyrin, I.N. Tolstikhin

Achondrite is a highly differentiated and metamorphosed sort of matter, which appears to have undergone a planet stage of evolution (Mason, 1962). A comparison of terrestrial and meteoritic matter includes chemical (section 6.1.1), isotope ...

Google previewPhysics of the Earth (2016)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial basalts orplutonic rocksandhasbeen differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser or greater degree due to melting and ...

Google previewHorizons: Exploring the Universe (2016)

by Michael A. Seeds, Dana Backman

An achondrite is a stony meteorite that contains no chondrules and no volatiles. Achondrites appear to have been melted after they formed and, in some cases, resemble solidified lavas. Evidence from the orbits of meteorites seen to fall, and ...

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