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What type of rock are most meteorites?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 04 Dec '12 11:24 pm
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A meteorite is a piece of iron, stone, or stony-iron composite that has fallen to Earth from outer space. Most meteorites originated within the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter, and were once part of a planet or large asteroid. A few meteorites come from the Moon and Mars, and a few others may possibly be fragments of cometary material.

Meteorites are valuable both to science and the collecting community. A modest portion of meteorite finds should be made available to academia for study. Identification and classification of a new meteorite is a fairly complicated process that can only be handled by a very small number of specialists.
Answered by jafar, 04 Dec '12 11:29 pm

 
  
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A meteorite is a piece of iron, stone, or stony-iron composite that has fallen to Earth from outer space. Most meteorites originated within the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter, and were once part of a planet or large asteroid. A few meteorites come from the Moon and Mars, and a few others may possibly be fragments of cometary material.
Answered by Quest, 05 Dec '12 11:08 am

 
  
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Most martian meteorites are made from sulfur, iron, saronite and titanium
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Dec '12 07:19 am

 
  
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