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Widmanstätten pattern

Part of Hall of Meteorites.

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In the cores of differentiated asteroids, iron crystallized in a pattern not found on earth.

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Meteorites

Keywords: Astrophysics, Iron-nickel alloys, Mineralogy, Astrogeology, Asteroids, Meteorites, Iron

Audience: General