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What do you think this is? Thanks in advance!

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        Good Afternoon everyone. I need some help! I was on the phone, when I looked down and found this rock. I live in Tucson, Az and I was walking around outside of my work, located next to a bunch of office buildings. The rock was in a bunch of solid color rocks that were much smaller than this. The rock is magnetic and heavier than It looks. I have put it up against every meteorite test I can find online and it seems to pass. I am having trouble identifying it.  I would appreciate any input. Thank you everyone for your time.


asked Sep 11, 2018 by Cory88 (120 points)

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Slag maybe, metal waste. There is a guy who will test your sample. He returns the rock but says you may lose ten percent of your sample. I will try to post a link for you.



This link should be helpful. It's from ASU and will help you identify or eliminate meteorite from your subset of possible identifications.
answered Sep 13, 2018 by Weasel (58,980 points)
Great, thank you very much. I am definitely interested, if you can post the link I would appreciate it.