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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2018 08:57    Post subject: ? Peacock ore?  

Super heavy with slight magnetism


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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2018 13:00    Post subject: Re: ? Peacock ore?  

Where is it from? If possible, rub it on a piece of unglazed porcelain (back of a tile or bottom "ring" on a teacup or plate) and check out the color of the mark (this is called a streak test).
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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2018 20:17    Post subject: Re: ? Peacock ore?  

When I get home from work I'll let you know on the streak test.. Upshur County is where almost every sample I have is from. Gilmer, TX is surrounded by hills or mountains each with a different make of rock. I know there were mines there in certain areas that supposedly date to native American times.
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