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Strange rock or meteorite

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I can't say this was anything but a strange rock until I looked a little closer. I noticed round nodule shapes within a clast. When I sanded it down (SEE 4th pic) I noticed the entire rock is some combo of breccia and round nodules for lack of knowing what to call them. Are theses chondrites or oolites or some sort of impact breccia or just a strange rock?

i appreciate your thoughts.

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Just some other rock making up the same I think.

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Hi Metworks,

       The rounded shapes in your fourth photo, don't look like chondrules

to me.  Chondrules are noticeably spherical.  Nice breccia.

                          Ben

 

 

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Thanks - mainly trying to learn about rock formation in identfying chondrule. My gut told me it wasn't meteorite, but it still a wild rock. Here is a close up of one of the lighter grey areas

 

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I took a closer look and found black remnants and when I chipped a piece off it shows a very thin layer of blackened crust. The 2nd pic shows me holding chip in my fingers - thumb is to the right of rock - Thoughts?

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No relation to a meteorite at all. Take it to a geologist.

billpeters.

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