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Is that Hot Rock a Meteorite?


#1

This website can help you tell, compare the images at the end - and run your mouse over them for details.
https://www.meteorites-for-sale.com/meteorite-identification.html


#2

There are three types of meteorites. Think they are stoney, stoney steely and steely.
An earth magnet may help determine if it’s the real deal. Or at least if it’s a steely meteorite.

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#3

My rock had some sand like grains and dark crystals - quartz is a sign that it was made on earth.
Quartz doesn’t survive the heat of atmosphere entry.