Stony-iron meteorite

[stoh-nee-ahy-ern] /ˈstoʊ niˌaɪ ərn/
a meteorite of roughly equal proportions of metallic iron and stony matter.
stony-iron meteorite
A relatively rare type of meteorite consisting of approximately equal amounts by weight of silicate minerals and an alloy of nickel and iron. See more at meteorite.


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