List of meteorite minerals

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A meteorite mineral is a mineral found chiefly or exclusively within meteorites or meteorite derived material. This is a list of those minerals, excluding minerals also commonly found in terrestrial rocks. As of 1997 there were approximately 295 mineral species which have been identified in meteorites.[1]

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  1. ^ Rubin, Alan E. (Sep 1997). "Mineralogy of meteorite groups - an update". Meteoritics 32 (5): 733–734. Bibcode:1997M&PS...32..733R. doi:10.1111/j.1945-5100.1997.tb01558.x.