Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

1) No fusion crust.  

2) The rock is rounded, but it appears to be from erosion, not ablation during atmospheric entry (no regmaglypts)

3) The shape is a bit too geometrical (trapezoidal, from this angle) for a meteorite. When terrestrial volcanic bodies cool and contract, they sometimes form blocky polygonal fragments.  The rocks of Devil's Tower are a good example.  Meteorite impacts on asteroids or the Moon don't produce rocks with geometric shapes like this. 
  
What is it?

Probably a diabase.  This rock was found by the finder of the previous rock.  Both had very similar compositions.
  

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Prepared by:

Randy L. Korotev


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


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