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Is gold a magnetic material?

As strange as it seems, gold is not magnetic, the three only magnetic metals are iron, nickel, and cobalt. More Information: Yes, gold is a magnetic material, but a very wea (MORE)
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What materials can a magnet stick to?

Materials which contain iron, generally. These metals that work with a magnet are generally called "Ferrous" metals
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Is nickel a magnetic material?

Yes, nickel is a magnetic element. The three basic magnetic elements are iron (as in steel), nickel and cobalt. (see related question)
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What are hard and soft magnetic materials?

The magnetic materials which can magnetise and de-magnetise easily are called "soft magnetic materials" example:-ferrites,iron-cobalt alloy. The magnetic materials which cann (MORE)
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Why are certain materials magnetic?

  Their electrons are polarized (lacking or have too many). And so when they meet an opposite they move towards it in an attempt to balance out the charge.
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What are magnetic and non - magnetic materials?

Materials such as nickel , cobalt , iron which are attracted by a magnet are called magnetic materials . Materials such as plastic , cotton , wool which are not attracted by (MORE)
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Magnetic and non- magnetic materials?

MAGNETIC: Magnatite, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel, Manganese, Chromium.   NON MAGNETIC: hydrogen, water, steel, graphite, diamond, silicon,  carbon dioxide, methane, ethane, prop (MORE)