Magnetite - Kilo Bag

Magnetite - Kilo Bag
Magnetite - Kilo Bag
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1 kilo of Magnetite mineral specimens from Norway, the specimens are the massive form of magnetite, and are a dark grey, black colour. Magnetite is a ferrimagnetic mineral and the most naturally occurring magnetic mineral found. Ideal for schools, educational and teaching use. Iron rich examples of pure black magnetite ore from the famous Nesikilen mines. Arendal. Aust-Agder. Southern Norway. These samples are supplied by weight and come in varying sizes, between 20 mm to 80 mm along with an information card.
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Magnetite mineral specimens from Norway, a major iron iron, evident by it's near black colouration indicating the presence of iron, these particular samples were collected from disused iron ore mines in Arendal, Aust-Agder, Southern Norway. These old now abandoned, iron mines worked on proterozoic skarn-iron ore deposits. Mining started here around 1574 until the last mines Bråstad Fe Mines, Øyestad, Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder which were closed in 1975. It is also one of the most magnetic of the iron minerals, the mineral is black with a metallic lustre, it is also dense as expected. Available in various sizes, the specimens will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.
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