• Magnetite
  • Magnetite
  • Magnetite


$300.00   €279  £240.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC32059
An interesting miniature of Magnetite from the Aosta Valley in Piedmont, Italy. We are most familiar with Magnetite occurring in the octahedral form of the cubic (= isometric) system, but in this case the crystals are cubic, if a little elongated and slightly curved. The specimen is solid Magnetite, the well-formed crystals covering an inner core of massive Magnetite. The crystals average 8 to 10 mm on edge but do exceed 1.2 cm, all with a brilliant, black metallic lustre. It is suggested on the accompanying label it may originate from around Ivrea, a town in north-western Italy.


3.8 × 6.5 × 2.4 cm
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Possibly [Ivrea], Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Italy

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen