Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

This is one of those pesky photos that accompanied a story about how the "rock" was found next to a shattered glass table near the finder's swimming pool. The finder said that the rock is magnetic
 
This might be a meteorite, but the shape is lumpier than I'd expect for either a stony or iron meteorite.
 
What is it?

I urged the finder to get a chemical analysis. Stay tuned.
  


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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