How are meteorites be classified?

1 Answer
Oct 13, 2016

Answer:

#"Meteorites can mainly be classified into three types based on their composition"#

Explanation:

#"Although meteorites are classified into further divisions"#

#"These are the main classifications"#

#1)color(red)(color(red)("Stony meteorites"#

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#"These meteorites are mainly comprised of stone materials"#

#2)color(blue)("Iron meteorites"#

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#"These meteorites are mainly composed of Iron particles"#

#3)color(green)("Stony-Iron meteorites"#

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#"These meteorites are mixtures of stone and iron particles"#