Magnetic Manganese

Most recent answer: 02/03/2017

If the water has manganese on it, can the magnet attract these manganese?
- Randy Ernest Gestosani (age 18)
Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province, Philippines

If that manganese is present in the typical form, as Mn+2 ions, they are paramagnetic and will be very weakly attracted to a magnet.

Mike W.

(published on 02/03/2017)