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Is this Platinum Ore????

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Can someone tell me what ore metal this is. its very metalic and shiny. Has streaks of what looks like gold and what looks like white quartz



asked Mar 15, 2018 by hondo3265 (130 points)

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Only way to tell for sure is to have it tested.
answered Mar 18, 2018 by Weasel (58,940 points)
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It may be galena, which is fairly common and would have a similar appearance. You can see if the physical properties match. See http://www.minerals.net/mineral/galena.aspx.

answered Apr 29, 2018 by hershel (52,800 points)