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B.4.2. Space dust hero

Space dust

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

      Audience: General

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B.4.2.4. Welldona Look closely A

Welldona

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

B.4.2.4. Barratta. Look closely C

Barratta

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

B.4.2.5. Mighei The ingredients for life? A

Mighei

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

B.4.2.5. Olivenza. The ingredients for life? B

Olivenza

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

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