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stony-iron meteorite

[stoh-nee-ahy-ern]
noun
  1. a meteorite of roughly equal proportions of metallic iron and stony matter.
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Also called siderolite.
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stony-iron meteorite

[stōnē-īərn]
  1. 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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