4.2" Octahedral Magnetite Crystal Cluster - Potosi District, Bolivia

 
This is a gorgeous, 4.2" wide cluster of octahedral magnetite crystals that was collected from Cerro Huanaquino within the Potosi District of Bolivia. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Magnetite is an iron oxide mineral with the chemical formula Fe₃O₄. It the most magnetic naturally occurring mineral on earth and is an important iron ore. It has an iron content of up to 72.4% which explains why it is such a commonly mined iron ore. Magnetite can be found in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock.


DETAILS
SPECIES
Magnetite
LOCATION
Cerro Huanaquino, Potosi District, Bolivia
SIZE
4.2 x 2.6"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#129096