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Magnetite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Magnetite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Magnetite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 12197
Mineral:Magnetite
Locality:Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Two dark metallic octahedral magnetite crystals with remnants of matrix included in the bottom. The faces of the magnetite crystals have minute fractures the result of crystallizing simultaneously with surrounding calcite that dissolved away. Ex. Ken Hogan collection
Overall Size:20x15x14 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: For reference only
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