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Meteorites

 
Meteorites by Alain Carion This is a great book for any person interested in meteorites. It has all the basics about meteorites, meteorite hunting and identification along with great photos. This book is a 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" paper back with 72 pages. See the table of contents below. Alain Carion, author.
Only $19.99

Meteorites:
Table of Contents

    A Few Definitions
4
    Historical Background
4
    Meteorite Characteristics
7
    Hunting for Meteorites
9
    Origin: Accretion and Impacts
11
    Extraterrestrial Origin of Meteorites
12
        Differentiated and Undifferentiated Meteorites
12
    Classification
12
        Undifferentiated Meteorites or Chondrites
13
        Differentiated Meteorites
16
            Achondrites
16
            Iron Meteorites
17
            Stony-Iron Meteorites
21
    Which Meteorites come from which Asteroids?
22
    The Exploration of Space
23
    Meteor-Wrongs
24
    The Age of Meteorites
25
    Impacts: Effects and Consequences
26
        Impacts in Space
27
        Field of Craters in Egypt
28
        Meteor Crater, Arizona (USA)
30
        Rochechouart-Chassenon, France
31
        Tektites
33
        Impact Glass
35
        Impact Breccia
36
        Tunguska
37
        Perseids and Leonids
38
    A Few Meteorites to Dream About
38
        Ensisheim
38
        Allende
41
        Meteorites from Mars, SNCs
43
        Lunar Meteorites
45
    News-Worthy Meteorites
46
    The End of Dinosaurs
69
    Panspermia
70
    Conclusion
71
    To Know More
71

 

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