Dragon Minerals - Update August 4, 2019

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Magnetite and Titanite 
Buena Vista Iron Mine, Mineral Basin District, Churchill County, Nevada
Miniature - 4.4 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm (1.7 x 1.2 x 0.9 inches)
35 grams (0.08 pounds)
ex Ernest Davis collection
Specimen status: Sold

Most of this specimen's weight is due to a cluster of gray, somewhat lustrous magnetite crystals. These are roughly octahedral, have stepped surface features, and individual crystals reach about 1.2 cm in size. Also present are several titanite crystals, none complete, with the largest reaching about 1.1 cm. A nice Nevada combination specimen, although admittedly not terribly photogenic. Ex Ernest Davis collection.

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