Ordinary chondrites are by far the most numerous group of stony meteorites and comprise about 85% of all finds
Term achondrites means without chondrules – lack of them makes it possible to distinguish achondrites and chondrites
Iron meteorites are around 6 percent of all falling meteorites. They are characterized by the presence of two metal alloys of nickel-iron
Stony-iron meteorites consist of mixture of iron-nickel with troilite and crushed silicates – olivines, orthopyoxenes, plagioclases
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