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Craig Moody replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Greg, I have seen an example of that exact material.  It is very heavy and attracts a magnet strongly.  It also has the identical surface features. It is not, however, a meteorite, but most likely a high iron/nickel waste product. When I…"
May 28
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"When reporting a streak test, the color is what is reported, not "pass" or "fail"."
May 27
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"I don't know what it is, but I do know that it's not a meteorite.  Good day."
May 27
Greg replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"A streak test is a pass/fail based on color, how would you semantically like it described?  I can't find any meteorite documents referencing "free iron" so would be interested in some information on how to identify this trait,…"
May 27
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"By meteorite traits, I meant those specific to meteorites as there are several terrestrial rocks that are very dense and attracted to a magnet.  Meteorite traits would be free iron, chondrules, fusion crust, regmaglypts... things you only find…"
May 19
Greg replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"I appreciate the input.  When it comes to density testing are there lots of other magnetic stones with an average density of 7-8g/cm3? Just having a tough time figuring out how to strike this off as definitely not a meteorite. And really…"
May 19
Craig Moody replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"Very much terrestrial ore. No question about that."
May 19
Michael Mulgrew replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"It looks like an industrial by product, such as ferromanganese.  It does not appear to have any meteorite traits."
May 19
Greg replied to dwayne gerhard's discussion NWA 482 FOR SALE+482 THIN SECTION
"Do you still have this specimen/slice? Please contact me at gregacir@gmail.com if so "
May 19
Greg replied to Geoff Notkin's discussion Is This A Meteorite? Post Meteorite ID Questions To This Thread Only
"IMG_17052021_201248_%281050_x_1050_pixel%29.jpgIMG_17052021_201226_%281050_x_1050_pixel%29.jpgIMG_17052021_201154_%28950_x_950_pixel%29.jpg Not sure what I have here. Its magnetic, seems to have some meteorite characteristics and is very dense.…"
May 19
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May 18
Carl Patzer replied to yujun Hu's discussion Mysterious pattern hided in a rock
"I concur with Michael."
May 12
 
 
 

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