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Book Lady

Williamsburg, KY

#1 Jun 5, 2012
I've seen rocks like this but can't remember what they're called but I think it's a form of Igneous rock.

Lexington, KY

#2 Jun 5, 2012

Meteorites are attracted to magnets
Meteorites contain a great deal of extraterrestrial iron, even the ones that look like terrestrial rocks (stony meteorites). Just like a common nail or ball bearing, they will easily stick to a magnet, but they are not magnetic. Test your find with a good hardware store magnet, or a rare earth magnet (offered for sale on our web site). An extremely small percentage of meteorites (far less than one in a thousand) do not show strong attraction to a magnet. They are so rare that we usually discount anything that will not adhere to a magnet. Those meteorites look similar to volcanic rocks from Earth, and are not metallic in appearance.

Meteorites are heavy
Most meteorites are much denser than ordinary Earth rocks. The thing most people say when they hold a meteorite for the first time is, "Wow! It's so heavy!" The unusual weight is due to high iron content. Even stone meteorites will feel heavier in the hand than most Earth rocks.

Meteorites are not radioactive
Meteorites likely traveled in space for millions of years before visiting us here on Earth. They were bathed in cosmic rays, but are not dangerous or radioactive. Some meteorites, such as Canyon Diablo from Arizona, contain micro diamonds but those gems are nearly invisible to the naked eye and can only be seen after cutting a specimen. Meteorites do not contain emeralds, gold (except possibly as a trace element), fossilized aliens, or common earth minerals such as quartz. If your rock looks just like other earth rocks, it probably is one. Meteorites look and feel different from the ordinary rocks around them.

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Madisonville, KY

#3 Jun 5, 2012
more iron ore mixed with limestone (or what appears to be limestone). Nothing special.

Also, meteorites are not always attracted to magnets. Most are not.

Dyer, TN

#4 Jun 6, 2012
its a geod. with crystal inside i bet you got it from 127 gary hinkle road too.....if so they were not yours to take..
rock man

Church Hill, VA

#5 Jun 6, 2012
no i got from my back yard..and if someone took something that is not theres call the police..lmao...

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