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Magnetite (Spinel-law twinned) from Serro, south of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Magnetite (Spinel-law twinned) from Serro, south of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Magnetite (Spinel-law twinned) from Serro, south of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Magnetite (Spinel-law twinned) from Serro, south of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 45844
Mineral:Magnetite (Spinel-law twinned)
Locality:Serro, south of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Rare Spinel-law twinned magnetite crystals with an adjacent octahedral magnetite crystal in matrix. The twinned crystals are three individual magnetite crystals twinned on the {111} plane. The lesser octahedron has a chipped corner. Ex. Bob Jenkins
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:9-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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