The Caterpillar mimetolith outcrop in Louisiana
What's the term for when a meteorite resembles an object? (Mimetoliths)
"Whats the term for when a meteorite resembles an object?"
The term that you are looking for is "mimetolith." A web page about
mimetoliths by Dr. R. V. Dietrich can be found at:
"mimetolith - 1.
a. a natural topographic feature, rock outcrop, rock specimen,
mineral specimen, or loose stone the shape of which resembles something else
-- e.g., a real or fancied animal, plant, manufactured item, or part(s) thereof.
b. a topographic feature, rock outcrop, rock specimen, mineral specimen, or
loose stone, the surface pattern of which resembles a real or fancied animal, ... .
c. a topographic feature (et alia) with any combination of shape and pattern
that resembles a real or fancied animal, . . . . [Greek mimetes (an imitator)
and lithos (stone); term coined by Thomas Orzo MacAdoo, first appeared in
Dietrich, R.V., 1989, Imagine: Another mimetolith. Rocks & Minerals.
vol. 64, pp. 149-152.