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diogenite

Saltos de línea: di|ogen|ite
Pronunciación: /dʌɪˈɒdʒənʌɪt
 
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Definición de diogenite en inglés:

sustantivo

A stony meteorite of a kind consisting largely of pyroxenes and plagioclase.
Example sentences
  • In addition, individual fragments of eucrites and diogenites are often found within the howardites.
  • This photo of a diogenite is magnified 40 times - exactly the same amount as the eucrite.
  • Howardites are polymict breccias composed of angular clasts of eucrites and diogenites welded together by pulverized mineral dust.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek Diogenēs 'descended from Zeus' + -ite1.

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