Stony-iron meteorite



[stoh-nee-ahy-ern] /ˈstoʊ niˌaɪ ərn/
noun
1.
a meteorite of roughly equal proportions of metallic iron and stony matter.
stony-iron meteorite
(stō’nē-ī’ərn)
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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