Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

This rock was found in the Sahara Desert. A meteorite develops a smooth surface as it come through the atmosphere. This surface of this rock is too rough.
      
What is it?

A chunk of 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.

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