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There is a post on sister site Did all iron on Earth come from outer space?, it makes several claims about "facts" in the Quran. It does not include any references to the Quran, so I wonder if this shocking fact is true or misrepresented.

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According to the video 9 Shocking Facts from the Quran!

Iron is not natural to the Earth. It did not form on the Earth but came down to Earth from outer space. This may sound strange but it is true. Scientists have found that billions of years ago the Earth was stuck (sic) by meteorites. These meteorites were carrying iron from distant stars which has exploded.

The presenter then relates this fact with a verse from the Quran (57:25).

We sent down Iron with it's great inherent strength and its many benefits for humankind.

Did iron form on Earth? Did it come from outer space? Was all iron on Earth added after the Earth formed?

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The title of the skeptics post says that all iron on Earth is from meteorites. Reading the full verse (57:25), I don't see anything that says "ALL" iron on earth is from meteorites, clearly some is.

Has there ever been a scholars interpretation that all Iron on earth is from meteorites?

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    It clearly quotes a relevant verse of the qur'an so your question is meaningless (I've just linked the verse) unless you want to know how do the early scholars interpret that part. – Medi1Saif Jul 2 at 13:03
  • @Medi1Saif (thank you for the verse reference) the title of the skeptics post says that all iron on Earth is from meteorites. Reading the link you add to my question, I don't see anything that says "ALL" iron on earth is from meteorites, clearly some is. Has there ever been a scholars interpretation that all Iron on earth is from meteorites? – James Jenkins Jul 2 at 13:32
  • You should add this infromation to clarify your question! – Medi1Saif Jul 2 at 13:33
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    Note that there is also an interpretation that "sent down" means "created", as used in 7:26 and 39:6. – UmH Jul 2 at 13:39
  • Honestly speaking it is rather doubtful that earlier scholars even considered such an interpretation. Even if "sent down" or "أُنزل" literally means "is sent down" or "let down/fall". The qur'an in other verses uses other meanings. Ibn Kathir for example didn't interpret the verse literally but concluded in it a reference to the permission to fight (with iron: referring to weapons made of it like swords). – Medi1Saif Jul 2 at 13:51

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