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Mikestang

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  1. Tons of fakes on ebay, I would only buy from a reputable dealer. No one worth their salt will "seal" a meteorite; has the potential to do more harm than good.
  2. Looks like the garbage comment was deleted, thanks, Mods. Hopefully that user was deleted as well.
  3. Agreed, very good info. Would be great to compile all these types of excellent responses into one thread to refer people to.
  4. Try the rock and mineral forum, this isn't the place for "what's my rock".
  5. Looks worn round by water and not a meteorite, someone probably threw it in the back of the truck to get rid of it. Meteorite strike on a vehicle has happened before, however (Peekskill).
  6. The black exterior coating doesn't quite look like fusion crust, and the exterior surface also doesn't quite look meteoritic, but it is an odd rock for sure, worth looking at in person. Also may be worth a post in the mineral forum, see if anyone recognizes it.
  7. "How egocentric of us to think that Space Aliens, who have mastered interstellar travel across the Galaxy, would give a crap about humans on Earth." -Neil deGrasse Tyson
  8. Yes, that is true, but doesn't apply to your rock as there is no fusion crust evident.
  9. What does this discussion have to do with meteorites? Seems like it should go to another forum.
  10. Have pictures not zoomed in all the way?
  11. ARES | Meteorite Falls | How to Find Meteorites (nasa.gov) (see step 3) ARES | Bios | Marc Fries (nasa.gov) AMSNEXRAD-Automated detection of meteorite strewnfields in doppler weather radar - NASA/ADS (harvard.edu) Rob Matson is another meteorite doppler expert, if you can find contact info for him it may be a beneficial dicussion.
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