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    I would appreciate some opinions , iron slag ??

    A friend found this in the South Platte river in Denver , I have not been able to put a magnet to it yet. the top sure looks like cooled molten metal ,it is heavy .
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    Looks like it to me.
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    that looks torch cut to me
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    ....Knocked off the lip of a smelter bucket ?
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    I was trying to figure out the smooth slightly curved side , knocked off of the lip of a smelter bucket/crucibal makes a lot of sense. Thanks for the replies

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    could also be a chunk of a bucket from a bucket dredge.
    any mining in the area?

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    Are you for sure it's metal?
    The edges look like they could be broken stone.
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