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Sample of Magnetite also known as lodestone. Magnetite is a strong magnetic mineral. It is composed of ferric oxyde and it commonly occurs either in granular, as seen here, or in laminated forms. It is a common mineral in igneous magmatic rocks but is also found in many metamorphic types. Magnetite is an important ore of iron being composed of 72% of metallic iron.
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