Stony meteorites, which are the most abundant kind of meteorite, are divided into two groups: chondrites and achondrites. Read More
Chondrites are physically and chemically the most primitive meteorites in the solar system.
Morocco and the Sahara Desert are rich areas for meteorite recovery. Most such objects recovered in the Sahara Desert are stony meteorites; there have been a few iron and stony-iron meteorites found as well as some rare lunar and martian meteorites.