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Magnetite from Juragua Iron Co. Mines, Firmeza District, 14.5 km east of Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province, Cuba

 
Magnetite from Juragua Iron Co. Mines, Firmeza District, 14.5 km east of Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province, Cuba

Magnetite from Juragua Iron Co. Mines, Firmeza District, 14.5 km east of Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province, Cuba

DESCRIPTION:No. 46316
Mineral:Magnetite
Locality:Juragua Iron Co. Mines, Firmeza District, 14.5 km east of Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province, Cuba
Description:Lustrous black octahedral magnetite crystals in planar aggregates of subparallel crystals. A rare mineral specimen from Cuba from the old mining district that opened in 1884. See: Bulletin of American Institute of Mining Engineers, October 1916. Ex. Willard Lawson Cumings (1874-1945) VP of Mining, Bethlehem Steel
Overall Size:10x9x3 cm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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