Magnetite is an iron ore used in making wrought iron and pig iron. Magnetite rocks are a dull, dark gray and are very hard to tell apart from cassiterite and galena.

Obtaining Edit

Magnetite spawns as small rocks on the surface, indicating a vein somewhere below.

Magnetite veins are medium in size and can be found in igneous etrusive layers of stone:

  • Chalk
  • Chert
  • Claystone
  • Conglomerate
  • Dolomite
  • Limestone
  • Rock salt
  • Shale

Using Edit

Magnetite can be smelted in a bloomery to produce a raw iron bloom, which is used to create wrought iron. Magnetite can be smelted in a blast furnace to produce liquid pig iron, which is used to create steel. Magnetite cannot be smelted in a fire pit, pit kiln, or crucible.

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