siderolite


siderolite

siderolite [sid-er-uh-lahyt] Word Origin noun

  1. stony-iron meteorite.

Origin of siderolite First recorded in 1860–65; sidero-1 + -lite British Dictionary definitions for siderolite siderolite noun

  1. a meteorite consisting of a mixture of iron, nickel, and such ferromagnesian minerals as olivine and pyroxene

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