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Meteorites

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Series: Natural History Museum Earth Science Publications

By: Sara Russell and Monica Grady

60 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs

London Natural History Museum

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 2 | #133486 | ISBN: 0565091689
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About this book

Introduction to metorites, what they are, where they come from and what they can tell us about the Solar System. With new sections on cosmic dust, lunar and Martian meteorites, and up-to-date information on key meteorite falls.


Contents

Preface; What are meteorites?; Where are meteorites found?; Asteroids and comets; Unmelted meteorites and planet formation; Melted meteorites and planetary evolution; Meteorites from Mars; Impacts and collision; Summary and future prospects; Glossary; Index; Further information.

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