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Collisional break-up can reset the exposure ages for some meteorites, and produce ‘double exposure ‘ or other complexities for others.

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Various chondrite meteorites (by far the most common type) show all stages of partial melting from mild to almost completely vaporized.

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Common types of meteorites from deserts, and data pertaining to them, are tabulated according to areas.

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Chondrules are millimeter-sized pieces of previously molten matter embedded in chondrite-type meteorites.

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Dynamical chemical and isotopic evidence regarding the formation locations of asteroids and meteorites.

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These are also the fluffy, low-density grains that in larger sizes do not survive passage through the atmosphere to be collected as meteorites.

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Which compounds are formed when ameteoriteenters the terrestrial atmosphere?

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Finally, another factor to consider when interpreting the mechanical failure of meteorites is the loading rate.

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After ameteoritefall, people scour the country, expecting to see something strange.

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Future work will include analysis of organic compounds, as well as an increased number of inorganic, mineral andmeteoritespecies.

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Similar solutions trapped in asteroids during aqueous alteration, and in meteorites on aqueous planets, can form complex biomolecules, including vesicle-forming membranes.

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No such matrix exists to constrain the various mineral phases in the thin stonymeteoritetargets.

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Commonly, chondrules can make up 75% of the volume of the meteorites in which they occur.

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