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I think I may have inherited a possible meteor. It is ~2x2x2 and weighs significantly more then a rock this size would. It appears to have gold-ish colored streak of metal throughout. It does not respond to a magnet of a household size. One side appears to have "crust" that can be chipped off with a finger nail. Please help me figure out what this heavy "rock" is.

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If that's a meteorite, it will be the first i've seen that looked porous...but wait for an opinion from others...don't know much about em.

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Does not look like a meteorite to me. Meteorites are not golden (you're probably seeing pyrite) and you cannot flake fusion crust off of them.

P.S. You could never have a meteor, that is the light phenomena you see in the sky.

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Meteorman:

You might get some better idea about meteorites if you read this brochure from UCLA on this thread.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/101421522673623412677/albums/5980102290642930001

You will not know much better what you 'have' but you will know what you don't have. We call them meteorites and meteor-wrongs!

Mitchel

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