Magnetite-hematite lava flow - ROM2021_18264_40


Magnetite-hematite lava flow

Place Collected
South America, Chile, El Laco Iron Ore Deposit
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Petrology Taxonomy
    • Specimen Genetic ClassIgneous
    • Specimen CategoryExtrusive
Object number: ROMESG33607
Not on view
DescriptionIgneous extrusive rock - Volcanic El Laco volcano is known for its unusual magnetite-containing lava flows After their discovery in 1958, these iron deposits have been mined.
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