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Noun1.pallasite - a meteorite composed principally of olivine and metallic ironpallasite - a meteorite composed principally of olivine and metallic iron
meteorite - stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface
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Coimbatore, India, May 03, 2017 --( Pallasite Works, US based software company focusing on cloud telephony solutions for emerging markets has launched a new app BRIC - Business call recordings in the cloud, targeted at small businesses.
HyprLoco closed on a seed round of $1.25 million from Pallasite Ventures earlier in 2016.
Finding this piece was remarkable, and through the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust and the Canadian Cultural Property Review Board, the famous Springwater pallasite came to the ROM.
It is said that erosion along crystalline borders could have resulted in the cavity or that it could be because that olivine crystals, a rare type of 'pallasite' filled the cavities..
The Hambleton meteorite is an extremely rare pallasite and the only one of its kind to be found in the UK.
It has the world's largest handdug well and the world's largest pallasite meteorite (the 1,000-pound meteorite was reported missing after the tornado, but it turned up a few days later, buried under the rubble of the town museum, where it had been on display).
(10) The inner pallasite (iron-rich) and the outer achondritic (silicon-rich) layers are formed in the course of the first episode of initial layering.
Of the more than 40,000 meteorites recognized in the world, only 84 are classed as pallasites. An intriguing and enigmatic group, pallasite meteorites are typically composed of the green-brown mineral olivine set in a matrix of iron-nickel alloy--a combination that does not occur on Earth's surface.
The 45-year-old, of Milton of Balgonie, Fife, stumbled across the pallasite meteorite, containing iron and nickel, while in Yorkshire with wife Irene.