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Found weakly magnetic - low iron? - nugget embedded in road - small meteorite? - any ideas what it's made from

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asked Jul 31, 2015 by Kent (120 points)

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More than likely a piece of slag. However, there are places which will test your rock. You will lose a percentage of it to their tests, they say 20%.
answered Aug 2, 2015 by Weasel (48,190 points)
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It could be several things. Weak magnetism may also indicate hematite. What color is its stream? Any way to test if it conducts electricity?
answered Aug 4, 2015 by hershel (49,730 points)

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