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Offline vastavista

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Is this a meteorite?
« on: 29/05/2008 07:58:02 »
see here newbielink:http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa92/buluhbuluh/TahiBintang_edited-1.jpg [nonactive]

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Offline BenV

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Is this a meteorite?
« Reply #1 on: 29/05/2008 11:50:57 »
It's very hard to tell from that photo. To an untrained eye (such as mine) it could be almost anything!  Could you put it in context for us?
 

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Is this a meteorite?
« Reply #2 on: 29/05/2008 13:28:38 »
Does a magnet stick to it?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 29/05/2008 17:50:38 »
« Last Edit: 29/05/2008 18:33:59 by RD »
 

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Is this a meteorite?
« Reply #4 on: 30/05/2008 10:00:40 »
Very unlikely unless they have been processed as there are several of them with a similar size and shape.  To me they look more like balls of pitch with gravel stuck in them!
 

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