101g Native Magnesium ore Formation – Zhanjiagou Magnesium Mine, China
Approximate weight: 101g
Locality: Zhanjiagou Magnesium Mine, Dashiqiao City, Liaoning Province China
This native magnesium specimen from Zhanjiagou Magnesium Mine in Dashiqiao City, China, represents the abundant and reactive element known for its strength-to-weight ratio. It showcases the metallic crystals or granular masses of magnesium with a lustrous sheen, ranging in color from silver to pale gray. The high-quality deposits of the Zhanjiagou Magnesium Mine make this specimen sought after by collectors and scientists. It serves as an educational tool to explore magnesium’s physical and chemical characteristics, inspiring curiosity in its applications across industries like aerospace and construction. This specimen captures the elegance and scientific potential of magnesium.