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ataxite(ă-taks -ÿt) See iron meteorite.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
An iron meteorite that lacks the structure of either hexahedrite or octahedrite and contains more than 10% nickel.
A taxitic rock whose components are arranged in a breccialike manner, that is, there is no specific arrangement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.