Colliding chondrules main content.

Colliding chondrules

B.2.2.4.2. Compound chondrule hero

Exhibition Text

In the disk of swirling dust and gas from which our solar system formed, chondrules hit other small particles and stuck together. Sometimes chondrules even ran into one another. These two chondrules from Allende collided more than four billion years ago.

For Educators

Topic: Astronomy

Subtopic: Planets

Keywords: Astrophysics, Chondrites (Meteorites), Solar System--Origin, Astrogeology, Chondrules

Audience: General