Answer

What characteristic distinguishes a meteorite from a terrestrial rock

A) Meteorites have different isotope ratios of particular elements when compared to terrestrial rocks.
B) A meteorite usually has a high metal content.
C) A meteorite is usually covered with a dark crust from burning in Earth’s atmosphere.
D) Meteorites contain rare elements, such as iridium, that terrestrial rocks do not.
E) All of the above are true.


E

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