METEORITE OR METEORWRONG?

slag

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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.

surface flow features


frozen rising gas bubbles



large metal blobs with vesicles is a sure sign of slag


flow features on surface

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Randy L. Korotev


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


Please don't contact me about the meteorite you think you’ve found until you read this and this.

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