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magnetite- variety lodestone

 

Magnetite
last edited:  2/28/18   number of photos: 28
Magnetite is Fe3O4

Mineral information on magnetite
A sample of magnetite that is itself a magnet is called a lodestone.

One of the largest deposits of magnetite is in Kiruna, Sweden.
Magnetic magnetite is found in the Hot Springs, Arkansas area.

The most common crystal shape of magnetite is an octahedron.
                                                                                                    
photos
magnetite-variety lodestone:  1  2  3
magnetite crystals:  1  2  3  4  5
  67  8  9  10  11  12
magnetite crystals in chlorite schist:  1  2 
magnetite sand:  1
magnetite, massive:  1  2  3  4
magnetite altered to hematite:  1

magnetite from Bolivia:  1  2  3
magnetite crystals from Utah:  1  2

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