Space dust

  • Exhibition Text

    • Some meteorites are made primarily of tiny particles of dust—from our solar system and beyond.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Meteorites, Astrophysics, Cosmic dust, Interstellar matter, Astrogeology

      Audience: General

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Weldona

Weldona

The matrix of a meteorite often contains metals, predominantly iron.

Barratta

Barratta

The matrix of a meteorite often contains metals, predominantly iron. 

Mighei

Mighei

The matrix of some meteorites contains relatively high levels of carbon compounds.

Olivenza

Olivenza

he matrix of some meteorites contains relatively high levels of carbon compounds.