Michigan man unknowingly uses meteorite as doorstop

A Michigan man was unknowingly using a meteorite as a doorstop for nearly 30 years.

It's now worth a lot of money.

Central Michigan University checked out the 22-pound rock, and determined it is in fact a meteorite.

It's the sixth largest found in Michigan, and is worth an estimated $100,000.

The man says he inherited the rock when he bought a farm in 1988.

Several museums are now looking to purchase the meteorite for display.

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