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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 57875
Mineral:Magnetite (rare cubic crystal form) with Sphalerite
Locality:ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Many cavities of lustrous black magnetite crystals to 4 mm exhibiting the rare cubic crystal form (uncommon in magnetite) with translucent colorless-to-yellow sphalerite crystals to 1 mm with some of the sphalerite colored red by hematite inclusions.
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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