The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites

by O. Richard Norton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Earth Sciences,
  • Meteors,
  • Planets & asteroids,
  • Reference works,
  • Descriptive Astronomy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - Solar System,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Cosmology,
  • Meteorites
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7749008M
ISBN 100521621437
ISBN 109780521621434

Find The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites by Norton at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell. The pallasites are a class of stony–iron meteorite. 1 Structure and composition. 2 Classification and subgroups. 5 Pallasite falls. 6 Notable pallasite finds. 10 External links. Structure and composition. It consists of centimeter-sized olivine crystals of peridot quality in an iron- nickel matrix. Coarser metal areas develop Widmanstätten Composition: Meteoric iron, Silicates. Meteors and Meteorites. Visual meteors. Sporadic meteors. Meteor showers. Meteorites. Classification. Risk assessment. Resources. The word meteor is derived from the Greek meteron, meaning something high up. Today, the Greek term is also associated with the scientific study of weather (meteorology). The Allende meteorite is a chondritic meteorite of the class CV3, possessing a complex heterogeneous structure (McSween and Huss, ). It consists of a mixture of accreted components, which have Author: O. Richard Norton.

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O. Richard Norton is a contributing editor for Meteorite magazine and the author of The Planetarium and Atmospherium and Rocks from Space (Mountain Press, ). For the last 40 years, he has taught astronomy and space sciences at various US by: Beautifully illustrated with over full color images, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites provides a thorough guide to these fascinating extraterrestrial rocks.

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Richard Norton. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0 7 1, Meteorites. Title. QBN65 1 03–dc21 ISBN 0 7 hardback. Preface xvFile Size: KB. Beautifully illustrated with over full colour images, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites provides a thorough guide to these fascinating extraterrestrial rocks.

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O. Richard Norton, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites: Book Review Martin G. Horejsi 1 Earth, Moon, and Planets vol pages 61 – 62 () Cite this articleAuthor: Martin G.

Horejsi. The illustrations on the cover, shown at the left, are: an aerial view of Meteor Crater in Arizona, a polished section of the Thiel Mountains, Antarctica pallasite (left), and a view of one of the Cronstad, South Africa stones from the meteorite shower of (right).

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