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Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 73132
Mineral:Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit
Locality:ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Small cluster of five interconnected lustrous black magnetite crystals with no matrix attached. The magnetite crystals exhibit rare cubic crystal form (magnetite is normally octahedral form) from a one-time 1991-2 find. Collected 1991-1992. See: Cubic and Tetrahexahedral Magnetite in May-June 2008 Rocks and Minerals
Overall Size:8x5x4 mm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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