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Magnetite (21)

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General Lithology:Magnetite
Description:An iron oxide mineral that is heavy and magnetic. Formed from hot fluids that have transported iron within the Earth's crust
Representing:A zone of mineralization associated with the igneous intrusion to the west
Where:Mineral deposit
Latitude:53.529439
Longitude:-113.524211
Original location:Marmora Quarry, Ontario
Estimated mass (tonnes):15.7
Donor:Courtesy of Aecon Group

 

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