Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

Sorry to keep dwelling on the same point, but folks keep sending me photos of the same kind of rocks. If your rock has a lot of holes in it like this, it's not a meteorite!
  
What is it?

It's a terrestrial basalt.
  

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Prepared by:

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.

e-mailkorotev@wustl.edu