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Potential Lunar Meteorite and/or Piece of Mars??

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15693057967525444489737945300196.jpgAny opinions appreciated.

Sorry lightning is bad.. I can get better pictures in the day time.

 

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Not sure exactly what you have but definitely not a meteorite. Granite maybe?  Sorry.

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1 hour ago, White.owl1144 said:

Definitely not granite, but thanks for your input.

The one on the right looks similar to a recent one I cut, but I don't know what mine is either. Is it translucent when it gets wet? Notice any spots that seem to be an odd color?

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Does not look like any type of meteorite to me, what makes you suspect it is from the moon or mars? 

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Are you eager to sell these as well?

I am not sure why anyone would suspect these are meteorites. Can you discuss the characteristics that you think makes them suspect?

From the photos it looks like weathered granite field stone. I don't see anything meteoritic nor are you offering any support for that hypothesis. There is a big disconnect between man and mineral that must be overcome.

I'm pretty sure those stones are at least 30% crystalline quartz and 15% feldspar. Why don't you whack a piece off with your saw and show us the goodies. Better yet save the diamonds and just break a chunk off with a hammer.

I'll bet my nuggets it is exactly what it appears to be. A chunk of weathered granite.

 

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13 hours ago, Bedrock Bob said:

Are you eager to sell these as well?

I am not sure why anyone would suspect these are meteorites. Can you discuss the characteristics that you think makes them suspect?

From the photos it looks like weathered granite field stone. I don't see anything meteoritic nor are you offering any support for that hypothesis. There is a big disconnect between man and mineral that must be overcome.

I'm pretty sure those stones are at least 30% crystalline quartz and 15% feldspar. Why don't you whack a piece off with your saw and show us the goodies. Better yet save the diamonds and just break a chunk off with a hammer.

I'll bet my nuggets it is exactly what it appears to be. A chunk of weathered granite.

 

I am, if they were to be lunar and martian. Looking back and comparing pictures again to some classified Mars meteorites, it does look a little different, but the lunar one still resembles many other classified lunar meteorites. That is what struck my curiosity.

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On 9/25/2019 at 6:08 AM, White.owl1144 said:

I am, if they were to be lunar and martian. Looking back and comparing pictures again to some classified Mars meteorites, it does look a little different, but the lunar one still resembles many other classified lunar meteorites. That is what struck my curiosity.

they do not friend, Very obviously not a meteorite. Buuut Keep looking and you might find something. 

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