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Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

 
Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals) from Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 64509
Mineral:Magnetite (dodecahedral crystals)
Locality:Jones Mine (Jones Good Luck Mine ), Hopewell Furnace District, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous black-metallic magnetite crystals intermixed with translucent white calcite. The magnetite crystals are the unusual dodecahedral form, not octahedral as usually occurs. The Jones mine operated for 100+ years and closed in the early 1900s. Ex. Lucile Squier (1905-2007) collection #1209
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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