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Is peacock ore highly magnetic?

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asked Aug 18 by Firedancer (120 points)

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Peacock ore is bornite, a copper sulfide. Most of the samples sold to mineral collectors are really chemically treated chalcopyrite, which has been exposed to acid causing the colorful array. That would be strongly magnetic.
answered Aug 19 by Weasel (53,070 points)