Neumann's Lines

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Neumann’s Lines


(also Neumann’s bands), narrow, parallel lines that appear when polished surfaces of hexahedrite-type iron meteorites are etched with a solution of nitric acid or some other acid. They are named after F. E. Neumann, who first observed them.

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