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    Breccia with iron bits

    I found this on the shore of Lake Michigan today......It has a high attraction to magnet and has 2 exposed bits of what appears to be pure iron. I sanded the iron bit down as well as another area on the end - thoughts? The last two are close ups of sanded smooth and then a quick etch

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    i would guess it was a stoney meteorite.
    but what type i am not a expert.

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    Do the "O Richard Norton" iron/nickle test. The iron/nickle combo is so rare in earth rocks, it is considered the best (layman's) test for id'ing extra-terrestrial rocks. TC
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