HED meteorite facts for kids
The HED meteorites are a grouping of achondrite meteorite types, the:
- Olivine Diogenites
These are all thought to have originated from the crust of the asteroid 4 Vesta, their differences being due to different geologic histories of the parent rock. Their crystallization ages have been determined to be between 4.43 and 4.55 billion years from radioisotope ratios.
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