Iron Meteorite

Iron Meteorite

Iron meteorites are meteorites that consist overwhelmingly of nickel–iron alloys. The metal taken from these meteorites is known as meteoric iron and was one of the earliest sources of usable iron available to humans.

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... are also specific categories for mixed-composition meteorites, in which iron and 'stony' materials are combined ... II) Stony–iron meteorites Pallasites Main group pallasites Eagle station pallasite grouplet Pyroxene pallasite grouplet Mesosiderite group ...

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