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Collectible minerals - full range in stock "Magnetite"

Magnetite (magnetic iron ore) is a widespread mineral, natural iron oxide. It may or may not have magnetic properties; occur both in crystals and in solid masses. It is an important iron ore.

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Physical properties of Magnetite

General
Category
  • Oxide minerals
  • Spinel group
  • Spinel structural group
Formula
(repeating unit)
iron(II,III) oxide, Fe2+Fe3+2O4
IMA symbol Mag
Strunz classification 4.BB.05
Crystal system Isometric
Crystal class Hexoctahedral (m3m)
H-M symbol: (4/m 3 2/m)
Space group Fd3m
Unit cell a = 8.397 Å; Z = 8
Identification
Color Black, gray with brownish tint in reflected sun
Crystal habit Octahedral, fine granular to massive
Twinning On {Ill} as both twin and composition plane, the spinel law, as contact twins
Cleavage Indistinct, parting on {Ill}, very good
Fracture Uneven
Tenacity Brittle
Mohs scale hardness 5.5–6.5
Luster Metallic
Streak Black
Diaphaneity Opaque
Specific gravity 5.17–5.18
Solubility Dissolves slowly in hydrochloric acid
References [2][3][4][5]
Major varieties
Lodestone Magnetic with definite north and south poles
Code: 4383
Rudnogorsk deposit, Irkutsk region, Baikal region, RF
28*20*15mm

0.00 $ $21.45

Code: 4175
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
110*56*50mm

0.00 $ $92.73

Code: 4176
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
79*68*39mm

0.00 $ $81.82

Code: 4177
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
57*38*40mm

0.00 $ $58.18

Code: 4178
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
57*35*25mm

0.00 $ $49.09

Code: 4179
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
35*27*26mm

0.00 $ $17.45

Code: 4180
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
37*35*25mm

0.00 $ $17.45

Code: 3726
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
48*37*29mm

0.00 $ $23.27

Code: 2829
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
64*40*27mm

0.00 $ $52.73

Code: 1631
Rudnogorsk deposit, Irkutsk region, Baikal region, RF
45*32*26mm

0.00 $ $21.45

Code: 3722
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
102*50*41mm

0.00 $ $58.18

Code: 3723
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
85*61*47mm

0.00 $ $40.73

Code: 3724
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
65*34*27mm

0.00 $ $34.91

Code: 3725
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
41*30*25mm

0.00 $ $28.73

Code: 3727
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
41*32*32mm

0.00 $ $17.45

Code: 3614
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
50*44*49mm

0.00 $ $43.64

Code: 2844
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
58*28*35mm

0.00 $ $26.18

Code: 2845
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
64*35*42mm

0.00 $ $21.45

Code: 2830
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
38*37*30mm

0.00 $ $38.18

Code: 2622
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
50*26*26mm

0.00 $ $32.73

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