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Good chance this is platnium

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Found this rock that conducts electricity it is not magnetic. When we burned it, it smelled. In the light there are streaks of gold but not that much. It's not as heavy but is dence 2inch long 1 inch wide
asked Jul 4, 2018 by Hopeforplatinum (120 points)

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Assuming it is platinum ore, there is a probability that the gold and platinum could be removed possibly by smalting it at different temperatures. I am not qualified to advise you. There are most likely rock clubs in your city or a lapidary who might know more.
answered Jul 5, 2018 by Weasel (58,980 points)
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Several possibilities of what this may be from the picture. It may be graphite, galena, hematite, molybdenite, hematite, or one of many sulfides. Is it very heavy? Any way to test the streak? And where did you find it?
answered Oct 12, 2018 by hershel (52,820 points)

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