Iron Ore
Iron Ore
Iron Ore
Iron Ore
Iron Ore


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Iron Ore

Identifier:
16573
Description:
Iron ore is rich in iron oxides and can range in color from dark grey, bright yellow, purple, or rusty red. The most common minerals to appear in iron ore are hematite, magnetite, goethite, limonite, and siderite. Most iron ore that is mined is used to create steel. This specimen was found in Green County, Tennessee.
Dimensions:
1 in" h 1 1/4 in." w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Collection
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