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Is the element potassium magnetic?
October 08, 2009 8:54PM
No, potassium is not magnetic.
I'm not answering based on any theoretical grounds, just plain experimenting: I have a vacuum-sealed tube with a solution inside and a potassium mirror in the upper side. Some potassium metal bits fell into the solution, and they do not respond in any way to a magnet held near them.