Natural silver nuggets platinum or meteorites? What do you think?

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r4real

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Hello can anyone tell me what this is? If I was to breàk it in half it is 100% the shinest metal I've ever seen. The outside Is covered in a thick calcite type crust. Thanks those are 2 different nuggets
 

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Magneticenergy

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Whats it do when a neodymium magnet is involved? But if it breaks apart like you said then most likely not a meteorite. Perhaps mica schist? Thats my guess. Especially the middle one.
 

acpeacemaker

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Arsenic. Will have a slow state of oxidation appearing white. Which explains why it's shiny inside when broke open.

Andrew
 

John1122

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IDK looks like Robot Poo. Probably from a Sony AIBO.
Kinda Looks like a dental almalgum. Lump
 

notehunter494

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Antimony? Is the break a radial pattern of bright metal? Looks a lot like a specimen I used to have.
 

galenrog

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Based on the images provided, I have to agree with Andrew. Without proper testing, I lean toward arsenic. Common. Often mistaken for other minerals. Will do great damage when handled improperly.

Time for more coffee.
 
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