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Last weekend in a field I found a rock that seems burned and heavier than other rocks, but I have no idea what it is. I measured body by using handmade tool afterwards calculated the density as 3.24 g/cm3. I wonder if it is a meteorite or a regular one?

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Try to see if a magnet will stick to it. The majority of meteorites will contain higher amounts of nickel and iron which will attract a magnet. If your careful and have a dremel tool with a diamond cutting wheel, find a spot and cut off a piece. Look at the inside for specks of metal within the matrix of the stone. wear proper eye protection always. Its always a good idea to include where you made the find. If would like to find out what it is i suggest cutting off about a marble sized piece and send it to a meteorite testing lab which you can find on-line and for a small fee you'll know.

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Looks to me like a “clinker:” that is, a piece of fused residue from burning coal (they’re common along old railroad grades, from the steam era), iron smelting, or glass-making. It could also be a piece of vesicular basalt, if you’re in a volcanic region.

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