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    Your best find is still in the ground somewhere

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    Part Of A Meteorite?

    Hi all, I dug this up and wondered what it could be. It doesn't look like anything man-made. It's heavy for its size, 1.5 ounces and is 1.25 inches wide. It also sticks to a magnet. I didn't want to throw it away since I've never found anything like it before and I've been detecting for more than 20 years. Any ideas appreciated.

    Nat
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    Jan 2018
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    Looks like iron ore to me. But, I'm NO geologist. Nice find!
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    Bob

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    I found something very similar recently in my back yard, at first glance it looked like a small canister shot, but when I dropped it, it turned out to be a encrusted nut and bolt (and a pile of crunchy rust dust)

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    Your best find is still in the ground somewhere

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    I know it's not anything man-made. It's some kind of rock that sticks to a magnet.

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    Not a meteorite. I lean toward the opinion of Joe-Dirt. I have seen small bolts come out of similar looking rust balls.

    Past time for more coffee.

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    Conglomerate rock. Sorry.
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