olivine-pigeonite chondrite

olivine-pigeonite chondrite

[′äl·ə‚vēn ′pij·ə‚nīt ′kän‚drīt]
(geology)
A type of chondritic meteorite in which olivine is the predominant mineral and pigeonite is secondary, and metal inclusions are usually rich in nickel.
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