pallasite

noun pal·las·ite \ˈpaləˌsīt\
variants: or

pallas iron

Definition of pallasite

plural

-s

  1. :  a meteorite composed essentially of metallic iron and olivine

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Origin and Etymology of pallasite

Peter S. Pallas †1811 German naturalist and traveler + English -ite


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