What are meteorites made from?

Answer All meteorites have some type of metal in them, even stony meteorites. They are usually made of iron, nickel or silicate minerals with metal. They are known as "meteors" while they are still travel... Read More »

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What are comets&meteorites made of?

Meteors can be broadly classified as either iron or stone, depending on the metal and mineral composition of the meteors. Comets are composed of frozen water, carbon dioxide, methane or other gases... Read More »

What metal are meteorites made of?

No two meteorites have the same metallic consistency. However, the most common metal found in meteorites is iron. Nickel is also common, and some meteorites simply are not made of metal.References:... Read More »

Where do iron meteorites come from?

Over four billion years ago, the inner planets and some asteroids between Mars and Jupiter had molten cores. After years of cooling, these masses eventually became formations of rock and iron. Iron... Read More »

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, what is baby oil made from?

Baby oil is 100% mineral oil. It's a petroleum based product that's actually not good at all for either our skin or baby's. It'd be better to rub on the corn oil.