Holosiderite
Holosiderite Hol`o*sid"er*ite, n. [Holo + siderite.] (Min.) Meteoric iron; a meteorite consisting of metallic iron without stony matter. [1913 Webster]

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  • Holosiderite — (griech.), Meteorsteine (s. d.), die ganz oder in der Hauptsache aus Eisen bestehen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Holosiderite — Holosiderite, Meteorite (s.d.), die nahezu ganz aus gediegenem Eisen bestehen …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • holosiderite — holo·siderite …   English syllables

  • holosiderite — |hälō, |hōlō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hol + siderite : meteoric iron or a meteorite consisting of metallic iron without stony matter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meteorite — Me te*or*ite, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]t[ e]orite.] (Min.) A mass of stone or iron which has fallen to the earth from space; an a[ e]rolite. [1913 Webster] Note: Meteorites usually show a pitted surface with a fused crust, caused by the heat developed in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meteorsteine — (hierzu Tafel »Meteorsteine«; Meteoriten, Aerolithe, Uranolithe, Luftsteine, Bätylen), Eisen oder Steinmassen, die in größern oder kleinern Stücken, einzeln oder gleichzeitig in größerer Anzahl (Steinregen), meist unter einem donnerartigen Getöse …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • alabaster — Synonyms and related words: amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestos, asphalt, azurite, bauxite, billiard table, bitumen, boron, bowling alley, bowling green, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, carbon, celestite, chalcedony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • asphalt — Synonyms and related words: Formica, Masonite, Tarmac, Tarvia, alabaster, amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestos, azurite, bauxite, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, boron, brick, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, canvas …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mineral — Synonyms and related words: alabaster, alabastrine, amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestine, asbestos, asphalt, azurite, bauxite, bitumen, boron, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, carbon, celestite, chalcedony, chlorite,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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