Definition of achondritic in English:

achondritic

adjective

  • See achondrite

    • ‘This means there are a lot of different groups and sub-types of iron meteorite and they can be related to both stony achondritic and chondrite meteorites.’
    • ‘This really bizarre meteorite is a rare polymict breccia containing chondritic and achondritic clasts set in a metal/glass matrix.’
    • ‘We have a major research program to investigate the thermal histories of lunar rocks, achondritic meteorites, and Martian meteorites.’
    • ‘Stony-irons would then be samples from the boundary between the achondritic upper layers and the core.’
    • ‘While still on the parent body, much of the achondritic material was formed by igneous processes similar to those occurring on Earth today.’