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Meteorite weathering

Index Meteorite weathering

Meteorite weathering is the terrestrial alteration of a meteorite. [1]

14 relations: Antarctica, Chlorine, Glossary of meteoritics, Johnson Space Center, Meteorite, Meteorite classification, Meteorite fall, Oxygen, Redox, Solar System, Thin section, Troilite, Water, Weathering.


Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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Glossary of meteoritics

This is a glossary of terms used in meteoritics, the science of meteorites.

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Johnson Space Center

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted.

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A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its passage through the atmosphere to reach the surface of a planet or moon.

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Meteorite classification

The ultimate goal of meteorite classification is to group all meteorite specimens that share a common origin on a single, identifiable parent body.

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Meteorite fall

Meteorite falls, also called observed falls, are meteorites collected after their fall from space was observed by people or automated devices.

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Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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Redox (short for reduction–oxidation reaction) (pronunciation: or) is a chemical reaction in which the oxidation states of atoms are changed.

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Solar System

The Solar SystemCapitalization of the name varies.

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Thin section

In optical mineralogy and petrography, a thin section (or petrographic thin section) is a laboratory preparation of a rock, mineral, soil, pottery, bones, or even metal sample for use with a polarizing petrographic microscope, electron microscope and electron microprobe.

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Troilite is a rare iron sulfide mineral with the simple formula of FeS.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms.

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Classification of meteorites by weathering, Meteorite weathering scales.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteorite_weathering

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