Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

Any rock with linear features like this is not a meteorite.
What is it?

Probably a terrestrial igneous rock in which cracks formed and later fluids flowed through the cracks depositing quartz, which is harder than the 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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