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Magnetite with siliceous banding (Taconite formation) from Mesabi Range, Minnesota

 
Magnetite with siliceous banding (Taconite formation) from Mesabi Range, Minnesota

DESCRIPTION:No. 40637
Mineral:Magnetite with siliceous banding (Taconite formation)
Locality:Mesabi Range, Minnesota
Description:Banded formation known as taconite - the primary iron ore from the Mesabi Range. The dark metallic layers are magnetite, with deep-red siliceous chert between. One face was polished to highlight the banded formation. Ex. David Trevas
Overall Size:16x12x1.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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