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Mineral lab- Magnetite

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Science
Subject:
Geostudies
Grade:
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Mineral Lab

Magnetite

Uses for Magnetite... -It has been used throughout history as a magnet!-it has a high iron content and can be used to make iron products.-it can be used to magnetize compasses and other things.

Where Magnetite is found...-All over the world, in all three types of rock.-Near where lava has cooled -In sand, espicially black sand

Magnetite Lode

Magnetite in sand

It has a magnetic personality!!!

How Magnetite is formed...-when magma cools. Usually the magma cools quickly and magnetite only forms small clumps, like is seen in sand.-when magma cools slowly it clumps together and crystallizes in large amounts, in magnetite lodes.

by: Ephraim Craddock


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