- a stony meteorite containing chondrules.
Origin of chondrite
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- a stony meteorite consisting mainly of silicate minerals in the form of chondrulesCompare achondrite
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- A stony meteorite that contains chondrules embedded in a fine matrix of the silicate minerals olivine and pyroxene. About 85 percent of all meteorites are chondrites.
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