achondritic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

achondrite +‎ -ic

AdjectiveEdit

achondritic (not comparable)

  1. (geology) Of or pertaining to achondrite, a type of stony meteorite
    • 2009 January 8, James M. D. Day et al., "Early formation of evolved asteroidal crust", Nature, 457:7226, doi:10.1038/nature07651:
      GRA 06128 and 06129 (hereafter referred to as GRA 06128/9) are paired achondritic meteorites recovered from the same Antarctic icefield.

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