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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Tektite"

Tektite [Astro*Index]

Rocks found on the surface of the Earth that are suspected to be of lunar origin. They would have been blasted into orbit from the Moon by the impact of large meteors, then drawn to the Earth by gravitational attraction.

See also:
♦ Astronomy ♦ Meteor ♦ Meteorite ♦ Meteoroid


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