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    Any Geologists here?

    I know it's a long shot but could this be a meteroite? This thing is really heavy, not magnetic, but they don't have to be. Any ideas where I could get this thing tested?








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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    I want it to be a meteorite. If that helps. I'm not even an amateur geologist though. Whatever it is, it looks cool.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    Yeah I'll like it no matter what it is, it's pretty cool looking. I dont have a magnet that is powerful enough to stick to it yet....but I have been using fridge magnets so I dont think they count as a magnet.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    I would think a magnet off a fridge would be enough to tell, you should be able to feel a slight amount of attraction.
    That being said, like you said, not all meteorites are magnetic. There are also some rocks from earth that are magnetic, so even if it were magnetic, you still wouldn't know.
    Pretty cool looking rock. That'd be sweet if it really was a meteorite.


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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    I'm not really sure until it cracks open while you are sleeping and the tiny little centipede-like beings run into to your ear canal and start directing your actions.

    Then we'll see what's up.


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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    It would be cool if it turned out being a meteroite, but I have my doubts. I've read that you need a strong magnet to attact a metorite to it because the meteorite itself isnt magnetic but metallic.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    The rock does look cool but I think the real mystery is what is the rock sitting on in those pictures. That thing could be anything...at first glance it looks like a dead dudes dirty thumb or finger.


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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    haha looks like a dirty sock.


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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    It's an old couch, and yes it is dirty. I'm not a millionare like the rest of you but I hope to soon be with my meteorite.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    Quote Originally Posted by HerkyKiller View Post
    It's an old couch, and yes it is dirty. I'm not a millionare like the rest of you but I hope to soon be with my meteorite.
    Just hope it isn't a ball of poop from an airplane.


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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    I could shoot fireballs at it and find out.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    Either that battery is huge or you have tiny hands.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    Or it's because I have the battery close and my hand far away. You would learn this if you ever have drawn anything.



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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    You have yourself a Boeing Bomb, that just a big ol' frozen chunk of poopy.




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    Re: Any Geologists here?

    Quote Originally Posted by HerkyKiller View Post
    Or it's because I have the battery close and my hand far away. You would learn this if you ever have drawn anything.
    So it's not sitting in your hand in one picture and next to a battery in another picture for size comparison?



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