Its kind of heavy for it size, though not extreme - about two pounds. Looks like a chunk of metal, but not quite sure what it is.

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    $\begingroup$ Probably furnace slag. $\endgroup$ – bon Mar 18 '18 at 19:13
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    $\begingroup$ please give more information,where did you find it what is the properties.so far it is shiny and kind of heavy heavy compared to what? $\endgroup$ – trond hansen Mar 19 '18 at 9:59
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    $\begingroup$ Please read this guide for answering 'what kind of rock is this' questions. $\endgroup$ – Eevee Mar 19 '18 at 14:51
  • $\begingroup$ I have seen various ferro-ores that look like that ( eg. ferro-vanadium , used as an addition to molten steel to make alloy steel.) $\endgroup$ – blacksmith37 Mar 20 '18 at 19:37
  • $\begingroup$ Location is really important in the identification of minerals. There are several tests you can do to determine what it isn't. An easy test is to simply run a strong magnet over the entire surface of the sample, and determine if it contains iron or not. You can also do a streak test; this is done by rubbing the sample on a piece of rough marble or unglazed ceramic, such as the back of a ceramic floor tile, then observe what color it leaves on it to narrow it down. Also try using the hardness test. I hope this helps! $\endgroup$ – Armondo Villaescuza Mar 22 '18 at 8:43