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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 previewThe Solar System (2015)

Astronomy, Planetary science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Visualizing Earth History (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewIntroduction to Planetary Science, The Geological Perspective (2015)

Astronomy, Planetary science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewPATHWAYS TO ASTRONOMY COL1 VL1 (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for Integrated Science, textbook by Bill Tillery (2013)

Integrated science, Integrated science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Natural Hazards and Disasters by Donald Hyndman, ISBN 9780495316671 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 preview21st Century Astronomy (2015)

Astronomy, Astronomy by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Discovering Solar System by Barrie W. Jones, ISBN 9780470018316 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewAstronomy, Journey to the Cosmic Frontier -- Solar System and Starry Nights 3. 1 CD-ROM (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Astronomy: The Solar System and Beyond by Michael A. Seeds, ISBN 9780495562030 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewPathways to Astronomy (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google preview21st Century Astronomy, The Solar System (2015)

Astronomy, Planetary science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for The Cosmic Perspective, textbook by Jeffrey O Bennett (2012)

Astronomy, Astronomy by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Achondrite: An achondrite is a stony meteorite that does not contain chondrules. It consists of material similar to terrestrial basalts or plutonic rocksandhas been differentiated and reprocessed to a lesser orgreater degree dueto meltingand ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: New Theory of the Earth (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Meteorites And Their Parent Planets (2012)

Astronomy, Planetary science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for Natural Hazards and Disasters, textbook by Donald Hyndman (2012)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by Cram101 Textbook 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 ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Chemistry in Space: From Interstellar Matter to the Origin of Life, textbook by Dieter Rehder (2013)

Chemistry, Chemistry by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Foundations of Astronomy by Michael A. Seeds, ISBN 9780495387244 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

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 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Physics of the Earth (2012)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by Cram101 Textbook 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 ...

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