A Photo Gallery of Meteorwrongs
Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:
If it's got swirly things (upper right), it's not a meteorite.
What is it?
Note added later
: Someone contacted me saying that this might be a piece of petrified wood. Thanks, Steve.
Some Meteorite Realities
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