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Pallasite meteorites are a class of stony-iron meteorites. They were once believed to have originated at the core-mantle boundary of asteroids that shattered through impacts, though a recent hypothesis is that they are a mixture of core and mantle minerals.

Pallasite meteorites consist of olivine (peridot) crystals that are surrounded in an iron-nickel matrix. Some pallasites will display interweaving structures known as Widmanstätten patterns or Thomson structures in areas of coarser metal. These structures are comprised of iron-nickel crystals commonly in the form of kamacite and taenite.

Less than 100 pallasite meteorites are known, with only four having been documented as observed during their fall.
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