Magnetite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: Fe2+Fe23+O4
 Essential Elements: Iron, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Iron, Oxygen
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Magnetite

     
 References:
Dunn, Pete J. (1995). Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits. Franklin, NJ.: The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. p.582

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.65


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 31, No. 1 - Spring 1990, pg. 3Breithauptite From The Nickel-Arsenide Assemblage at Franklin, New Jersey, Magnetite (small description)
     
Images

     
Magnetite ore from the Balls Hill Iron Mine
Magnetite ore from the Balls Hill Iron Mine, Franklin, New Jersey. Photo by JVF







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