Banded Magnetite Taconite Formation
Banded Magnetite Taconite Formation from Mesabi Range, Minnesota
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Banded formation known as Taconite - the primary iron ore from the Mesabi Range. The dark metallic layers are Magnetite, with deep-red siliceous chert between. One face was polished to highlight the banded formation. Ex. David Trevas.
Locality Mesabi Range, Minnesota
Dimensions 16 x 12 x 1.5 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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