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Magnetite from Cannon Iron Mine, Ringwood Iron Mining District, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Magnetite from Cannon Iron Mine, Ringwood Iron Mining District, Passaic County, New Jersey

Magnetite from Cannon Iron Mine, Ringwood Iron Mining District, Passaic County, New Jersey

Magnetite from Cannon Iron Mine, Ringwood Iron Mining District, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 43149
Mineral:Magnetite
Locality:Cannon Iron Mine, Ringwood Iron Mining District, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Heavy mass of crystallized magnetite, the principle iron ore in the mine, now a Superfund Cleanup Site. The old label identifies the specimen as hematite, but it is magnetic indicating it is at least partially magnetite. Ex. Upsala College; ex. Whalen
Overall Size:6x3.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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