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#1 TomTTuttle

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 06:40 PM

I'm told it might be a meteorite... It's very heavy!

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#2 Knasal

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 07:16 PM

No it’s a lighter.


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Posted 02 September 2019 - 07:21 PM

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 07:34 PM

Did you happen to find it on a farmer field by any chance? kidding, it really does look like something that fell through the atmosphere. it screams meteorite,  would have thought the same had i found it.

Maybe you should contact someone online, if it is a meteorite then maybe its worth something to someone who would study it. The closeup image of its surface shows features one would liken to 

metal reaching a high temperature, softening, then being blown by high wind speeds kind of like rain drops on a windshield. 


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#5 TomTTuttle

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 07:49 PM

No it’s a lighter.

Lol!  I just was trying to give an idea of size.  t

weighs pretty close to one on my balance weights probably a bit more than. That's like 10? lbs.


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Posted 02 September 2019 - 08:15 PM

I concur with the above mentioned to the fact that it looks like you can see some metal. Is in magnetic? and where did you find it?  I ask because it does resemble slag as well. Best bet is to take it to a university and see if they have a geology department that can ID it for you.



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Posted 03 September 2019 - 10:23 AM

I'll have to check to see if it is magnetic. It was found in a field out in the country. I wasn't there so I don't know more precisely. 




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