[meteorite-list] mafic igneous rocks
From: j.divelbiss_at_att.net <j.divelbiss_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed May 19 08:38:56 2004
I'm sure the mineral magnetite is your source of paramagmatism. Igneous rocks are often magnetite rich.
Iron would also be in many other minerals...but magnetite is likely your source of attracting a magnet(paramagnetism).
> Hi all,
> I understand that mafic igneous rocks contain iron but does anyone know what
> form it's in and how it's distribution is characterized? Is this iron content
> high enough to make it magnetically attractive? I have a batch of interesting
> wrongs that I'm trying to sort out.
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