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Jan 21, 2011· The iron in the sand is magnetic, strongly attracted to the magnet on an atomic level. Photograph by MaryLou Naccarato, MyShot. Historic Directions The ancient Greeks and Chinese knew about naturally magnetic stones called "lodestones." These chunks of iron-rich minerals may have been magnetized by lightning. The Chinese discovered that they,7 Methods and Equipment for Removing Iron from Quartz Sand,,Aug 31, 2020· 7 Methods and Equipment for Removing Iron from Quartz Sand 1. Gravity separation method. Gravity separation can usually be used effectively for the entire particle size range of... 2. Magnetic separation method. Quartz, the main mineral in quartz sand, is a diamagnetic substance that cannot be... 3.,Magnetic Sand Timer-Magnet Glass Hourglass with a Iron,,MAGNETIC SAND TIMER:Made of glass,magnetic,and iron filings. Create unique sculptures using this magnetic hour glass. DECORATIVE:The Magnetic Sand Hourglass is a fun desktop diversion. Flip it over and watch the grains of iron stack up in seemingly impossible formations thanks to a magnet embedded in the iron base. Hourglass Dimensions:12cm*5cm.