Rock ID

Reply Wed 5 Oct, 2016 11:33 pm
I was recently in Central Mexico and found a weird round rock with a metallic core and a smell of phosphors. What is it and how is it formed. The orb has a much more silver appearance than the picture shows

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Reply Thu 6 Oct, 2016 04:20 am
It might be slag from a refinery. Did you find it near any type of mining or refining operations?
Reply Thu 6 Oct, 2016 11:49 am
The rock, orb, sphere was found out on a farm/ranch, has slowly been falling apart but was a complete sphere at one point
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Reply Thu 6 Oct, 2016 01:06 pm
Try to find farmerman on other forums. He's a geologist and teaches advanced geology at university.
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