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Lodestone

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Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
A variety of Magnetite

A variety of magnetite that is a natural magnet (magnetized).


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Pronounciation of LodestoneHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of LodestoneHide

Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2O4

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Magnetite1 photo of Lodestone associated with Magnetite on mindat.org.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for LodestoneHide

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 698.

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Localities for LodestoneHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Blaxland Co.
      • Gilgunnia
Gilligan, L.B., Suppel, D.W. (1993) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Nymagee 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SI/55-2). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 171 pages.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Patagonia Mts
        • Patagonia District
          • Washington Camp-Duquesne District
            • Line property
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 284; Schrader, F.C. (1917), The geologic distribution and genesis of the metals in the Santa Rita-Patagonia Mountains, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 12: 237-269; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 39.
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range)
        • Agua Fria District
          • Stoddard
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 39.
Wilson, E.D. (1933), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 134: 42.
      • Gila Mts
        • Fortuna District (La Fortuna District)
Wilson, E.D. (1933), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 134: 199-200.
      • Tank Mts
        • Tank Mountains District
          • Engesser Pass
Wilson, E.D. (1933), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 134: 42, 124-125.
  • California
    • Butte Co.
      • Clipper Mills District
        • Clipper Mills
Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 224; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 250.
    • Madera Co.
      • Ritter Range
        • Devils Postpile National Monument
          • Devils Postpile
            • King Creek
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
    • Nevada Co.
      • Emigrant Gap District
        • Clyde Mountain
Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Department), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 224; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
    • Riverside Co.
      • Eagle Mts
        • Eagle Mountains District (Monte Negro District)
          • Eagle Mountain
Gay, T.E. (1957) Iron industries in California. California Division Mines Bulletin 176: 247; Dubois, R.L. and R.W. Brummett (1968) Geology of the Eagle Mountain area. In Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933-1962. The Graton-Sales volume, New York; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 247.
    • San Bernardino Co.
Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp. (includes catalog of minerals of California pp. 63-410), and miscellaneous observations on mineral products): 258; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
  • Georgia
    • Fulton Co.
      • Greenville
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • New Hampshire
    • Belknap Co.
      • Gilford
Hitchcock, 1878.
  • Utah
    • Iron Co.
      • Iron Springs District (Iron and Granite Mountains & Three Peaks)
        • Granite Mountain
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        • Iron Mountain
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        • Three Peaks
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