1.9" Metallic CUBIC MAGNETITE Crystals +Talc ZCA #4 Mine Balmat NY 1992 for sale

$75.00
Product Code: EB1118MAGNY4
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Location 2500' Level, Z.C.A. #4 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Size 1.9" x 1.4" x 0.8"
Suggested Stand Small 2" Peg Stand

In 1994 a pocket was found at the ZCA #4 Mine that produced sharp cubic crystals of magnetite. This was a first, since this mineral had only previously been found in octahedral crystals. This piece comes from that find, and it is a superb miniature size specimen featuring sharply crystallized cubic crystals in a shiny metallic black finish with brilliant luster, with several small areas of talc.