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Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form) from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form) from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form) from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form) from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 50291
Mineral:Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form)
Locality:ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Rare cubic crystals of lustrous black magnetite with remnants of matrix on one side. A large crystal has a single tetrahexahedral faces along one edge. For more information see: Cubic and Tetrahexahedral Magnetite in May-June 2008 Rocks and Minerals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #649b; originally acquired in 1993, Nalle developed the mine for St. Joe Minerals
Overall Size:10x10x7 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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