A terrestrial planet is a planet that has a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system.

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Statistics of elements abundance in exoplanets

Recently, I encountered the concept of carbon planets - planets, which would be, unlike the Earth, formed mostly by carbon, instead of oxygen, silicon and magnesium. (I am not counting iron, which is ...