Pennies from heaven? Michigan man's doorstop is a meteorite worth a fortune

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Michigan man is about to turn his doorstop into $100,000.

That's because it turns out his doorstop is actually a meteorite.

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David Mazurek recently got the rock examined after seeing reports that meteorite pieces sell for thousands of dollars.

Scientists checked it out and determined the 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite ever found in Michigan.

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Mazurek said the man he bought his farm from 30 years ago told him the meteorite landed on the property in the 1930s.
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