METEORITE OR METEORWRONG?

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None of the "rocks" pictured here are meteorites. I think that they are all slags, although some may be volcanic rocks.


Glassy and vesicular; surface flow features. This one might be a natural rock, a piece of basalt.

Glassy and vesicular


Glassy and vesicular


Glassy and vesicular


Glassy and vesicular, and almost pretty


Glassy and vesicular

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Randy L. Korotev


Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis


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