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It's heavy, magnetic, rusts, and has crystals. Any help is appreciated!



asked Dec 6, 2016 by BlckDuplo (200 points)

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Hematite or magnetite are my best guesses.
answered Dec 7, 2016 by Weasel (35,750 points)
Hematite doesnt that purple color. Perhaps there is some hematite or magnetite admixed in there with chalocpyrite for a tarnish.

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