I need help with a rock identification

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Offline levitate

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I need help with a rock identification
« on: 19/08/2012 03:32:55 »
Hi,

Can anyone help me identify this specimen?  It is extremely dense and has a slight magnetic attraction.



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Re: I need help with a rock identification
« Reply #1 on: 19/08/2012 05:19:02 »
But for the fact it looks purple I would have suggested pyrite ...

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Re: I need help with a rock identification
« Reply #2 on: 19/08/2012 05:28:24 »
pyrrhotite
Old enough to have a grandson
Slow enough to study rocks
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