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Lodestone - Automagnetised Magnetite

by Dowling Magnets   Item#: 10154   4 star rating 3 customer reviews
List Price:$1.99
Sale Price: $1.49 /each
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Chemically and mineralogically, the lodestone is magnetite, a massive type of iron ore, an oxide of iron, a mineral related the the brown stuff coating the magnetic disks and tapes used by computers. Magnetite is quite common in nature, while lodestones are relatively rare. This is a real lodestone, making it perfect for science experiments or rock collections.

Features:

  • Earth’s only natural magnet
  • Aided in the invention of the compass
  • Come in irregular shapes and sizes. Each piece approximately 0.5 to 1 inch in diameter
  • Sold by the piece

Please be aware that this is a natural mineral and as such each piece is one of a kind! The one you receive may not be exactly the same as the ones pictured but it will be similar. Price is per each piece. They come in irregular shapes, sizes and weights. Photo shows multiple pieces for demonstration purposes only.

This magnet has a strength of: 50 Gauss (0.005 T)

Magnet Strength Chart


Age:
5 +
Box Size:
Weight:
0 lb 2 oz
0.03 kg

Warning:
CHOKING HAZARD
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Contains small and dangerous parts. Not for children under 5 yrs. This product contains small magnet(s). Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnet(s) are swallowed or inhaled.

Customer Reviews


3 star rating   Sarah D. from Denver, CO
These are decent for the price however I found they are only strong enough to pick up a staple.

4 star rating  lodestones
marcella from manteca ca
Fun to play with. My granddaughter thinks all rocks should be magnetic now. :-)

4 star rating   Beth from Union City CA
Great for magnet demos but dirty left a mess behind


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