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Posted 18 January 2024 - 08:05 AM

I have dug this huge 20 kilo rock out of the ground and it has very strange and large crystal in it and one inclusion looks like the plumose lunar crystals. Is it right or wrong as  a meteorite?

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Posted 18 January 2024 - 08:06 AM

this is another area with the large crystals

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Posted 18 January 2024 - 09:43 AM

That’s an interesting looking rock, and big! I’m curious to hear what others chime in with. If it is a meteorite, is it not worth a fair bit? I hope it is, would be nice!.


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Posted 18 January 2024 - 09:43 AM

I can easily see some features that look like bubbles.

 

Meteorites don't have bubbles.

 

 

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Posted 18 January 2024 - 10:03 AM

I can easily see some features that look like bubbles.

 

Meteorites don't have bubbles.

 

 

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Vesicles are sometimes seen in actual meteorites, but only very, very rarely.

 

Genuine meteorites also do not display what appear to be Crinoid fossils. Never.

 

Once again, not a meteorite. The odds of recovering an actual meteorite at random, i.e. outside of the vicinity of a known strewn field, a confirmed fall, or desert-like environment such as NWA, the US Southwest, or Antarctica, are comparable to winning the lottery.

 

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Posted 18 January 2024 - 10:09 AM

Not a meteorite expert, from the photos looks to me like basalt with plagioclase (feldspar) crystals. My guess is that it originated here on earth and my confidence in that would increase if this was found in an area with other volcanic rocks.


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Posted 18 January 2024 - 10:52 AM

Vesicles are sometimes seen in actual meteorites, but only very, very rarely.

 

Genuine meteorites also do not display what appear to be Crinoid fossils. Never.

 

Once again, not a meteorite. The odds of recovering an actual meteorite at random, i.e. outside of the vicinity of a known strewn field, a confirmed fall, or desert-like environment such as NWA, the US Southwest, or Antarctica, are comparable to winning the lottery.

 

Lee

Hi Lee, which photo do you mean where you see crinoid fossils?, because this rock contain bits of iron en elongated crystals but no fossils and it doesn't react to acid.



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Posted 18 January 2024 - 11:00 AM

The rock has the following caracteristiks: A textured and metlted outside and 2 cm long white/yellow crystals in a grey/black matrix and some of them form a radiating star shape. contain bits of iron al be it in small amounts. it contain white inclusion with a black reaction rim around it



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Posted 18 January 2024 - 11:43 AM

Not a meteorite expert, from the photos looks to me like basalt with plagioclase (feldspar) crystals. My guess is that it originated here on earth and my confidence in that would increase if this was found in an area with other volcanic rocks.

the rock was found burried in the mud along the river no other basalts in the area.



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Posted 18 January 2024 - 12:49 PM

this is another area with the large crystals

this is NWA 7203 with similair crystals

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Posted 18 January 2024 - 01:01 PM

The color of the stone looks a bit like stones at the surface of Venus.

https://www.research..._fig6_279743053



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Posted 21 January 2024 - 10:13 AM

Hello everyone, it turn out to bee a huge piece of slagg. the search continious




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