[meteorite-list] strange rock id?

From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:55 2004
Message-ID: <40676AFC.7030102_at_fascination.com>

Looks like a real pretty leverite.
Probably in a sandstone group if I had a guess.
Dave F. (who stopped collecting leverites due to no room at the inn)

Jeffrey Pringle wrote:

>So on a stroll through the desert, I come across this highly weathered 7 kg stone:
>http://home.earthlink.net/~jlp3/images/M0401-1.jpg
>It has these spherical structures from one to 15mm in diameter, really strange. Take it home, cut it open, and it‚EUR^(TM)s not very meteoritic looking, but then I‚EUR^(TM)ve only seen one meteorite! Can‚EUR^(TM)t find an earth rock that looks like it either, Rapakivi granite is closest, but the texture and mineralogy are wrong for granite.
>Cut face:
>http://home.earthlink.net/~jlp3/images/M0401-2.jpg
>Close up:
>http://home.earthlink.net/~jlp3/images/M0401.jpg
>
>
>Anyone think it‚EUR^(TM)s worth sending in to an expert?
>Thanks!
>
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Received on Sun 28 Mar 2004 07:17:00 PM PST


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