stony-meteorite

stony meteorite

noun
any of various meteorites composed mainly of rock-forming silicates, especially olivine, plagioclase, and pyroxene, and classified as achondrites or chondrites.
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stony meteorite
 
n
a meteorite composed mainly of silicates

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stony meteorite  
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