• Definition for "chondrite"
    • A stone of meteoric beginning characterized by chondrules.
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    • The meteorite is called a chondrite,…
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    • a meteorite containing chondrules and other…
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chondrite definition

  • noun:
    • A stone of meteoric beginning characterized by chondrules.
    • A meteorite consisting of rock containing chondrules
    • A meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules.
    • a standard class of meteoric rocks, described as many rather minute spherical crystalline grains. See meteorite.
    • A fossil marine plant of the Chalk also formations: so named from the resemblance towards the current Chondrus crispus, or Irish moss.
    • a rock of meteoric origin containing chondrules
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