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Magnetic Gems

 

    

 
There are a number of gems that are magnetic to some degree. Some, such as Pyrrhotite, are natrually, strongly magnetic. Others, such as Pyroxmangite, only become magnetic after heating. It's not surprising that all of these gems contain various amounts of iron.


Aeschynite

 

Barite

 

Bornite

 

Chalcopyrite
Aeschynite-(Y)
(magnetic)

 

Barite
(diamagnetic)

 

Bornite
(magnetic after heating)

 

Chalcopyrite
(magnetic after heating)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cubanite

 

Franklinite

 

Hematite

 

Ludlamite
Cubanite
(strongly magnetic)

 

Franklinite
(magnetic)

 

Hematite
(magnetic after heating)

 

Ludlamite
(diamagnetic)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magnetite

 

Marcasite

 

Pyrite

 

Pyroxmangite
Magnetite
(strongly magnetic)

 

Marcasite
(magnetic after heating)

 

Pyrite
(magnetic after heating)

 

Pyroxmangite
(magnetic after heating)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pyrrhotite

 

Renierite

 

 

 

 

Pyrrhotite
(strongly magnetic)

 

Renierite
(magnetic)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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