stony-iron meteorite

[ stoh-nee-ahy-ern ]
/ ˈstoʊ niˌaɪ ərn /

noun

a meteorite of roughly equal proportions of metallic iron and stony matter.
Also called siderolite.
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Science definitions for stony-iron meteorite

stony-iron meteorite

[ stōnē-īərn ]

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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