| Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:
This photo was sent by a collector from Morocco.
The rock has a coating that might be a fusion
The shape is consistent with a meteorite - mostly smooth, with rounded
edges and corners, but some broken areas.
On the near edge there are shiny spots that could be metal grains
poking through the fusion crust. Such exposures are common in ordinary
|What is it?
This might be a meteorite, an ordinary chondrite. Thousands of
such rocks have been found in the desert of Algeria and Morocco over
the past several years, e.g., NWA