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Ore in soapstone

 
 
Cbcb900
 
Reply Mon 19 Dec, 2016 06:30 pm
I have this piece of soapstone with a small piece of metallic ore in it. Not magnetic I tried putting a tiny neo magnet on a string i didn't see anything moving. it's very hard to I cannot scratch it

http://imgur.com/rmj0ux0

http://imgur.com/svGST4m
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farmerman
 
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Reply Tue 20 Dec, 2016 04:53 am
@Cbcb900,
If its not magnetite, Its more than likely chromite or a bit of graphite or titanium. All can be common n serpentinites.
Id guess chrome fist. The yellow color on the first photo is kind of a light giveaway.
Look up some field tests or find a school with an x ray diffraction tool, and have it scanned. Take about 15 minutes and youll get a match report on a tape
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