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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An achondrite consisting mostly of augite with some olivine and troilite

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See meteorite.


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  • Some of the angrite meteorites in this study formed just 3 million years after the birth of the solar system itself, 4,568 million years ago, and show signs that their parent body had a magnetic field that was 20 to 40 percent as strong as Earth's today.

  • A picture of the first discovered (and therefore eponymous) angrite "Angra dos Reis"; which was observed to fall from the sky in 1869 near the town of Angra dos Reis in Brazil.


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