Widmanstatten (IMAGE) Carnegie Institution for Science Caption A beautiful illustration of the Widmanstatten pattern, which is characteristic of iron meteorites. Credit Image is courtesy of Peng Ni. Usage Restrictions With credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.