Why this rock is probably not a meteorite:

This is a sawn face of a rock. Meteorites are never this red inside. Also, the clasts look suspiciously like quartz. No kind of meteorite has a texture like this.
  
What is it?

A terrestrial sedimentary rock with a hematite-rich matrix.
  

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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