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Originally posted by AnonymousCitizen
It looks like the top of a boiler. It likely overheated and exploded from the pressure buildup.
Originally posted by Bers81
It says the fragment was made of ultra strong titanium, I really don't know its properties, maybe it prevents the burnings. Or maybe it was too cold to burn it
Originally posted by JimOberg
A local paper had other photos
including one showing screw heads.
Metric or English units?
There was a guess it was a 'Stiletto' ICBM test fragment, which would
be consistent with the less-than-seared-and-melted appearances.
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
IMO, it looks like the top of a grain silo.
Grain dust can be flammable, but I have never heard of an explosion that would take the lid off like this.