Sentence Examples


  • The occurrence of diamond in meteorites is described below.
  • The chief occurrences of metallic iron are as minute spiculae disseminated through basaltic rocks, as at Giant's Causeway and in the Auvergne, and, more particularly, in meteorites (q.v.).
  • The meteorites which appear annually on or about the 10th of August are popularly known as "the tears of St Lawrence."
  • Liversidge, The Minerals of New South Wales (1888), and to him is due a valuable chemical study of the meteorites and gold nuggets.
  • Richter appears to have been the first to propound the idea that life came to this planet as cosmic dust or in meteorites thrown off from stars and planets.