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Thunderstones and Shooting Stars

The Meaning of Meteorites

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674284975

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

196 pages



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  • Target Earth
  • Meteorite Recovery
  • Types of Meteorites
  • Three Perspectives on Chondrites
  • Sources of Meteorites
  • Chondrite Parent Bodies
  • When Planets Melt
  • The Iron Meteorites and Pallasites
  • Achondrites and Their Parent Bodies
  • Meteorites and the Early Solar System
  • Meteorites and Life on Earth
  • References
  • Index

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