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Mineral Specimen No. 53136:
Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam.

This mineral specimen of Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 53136:

Minerals Species: Spinel in marble.
Location of mineral deposit: Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam.
Description: Compound crystals of lustrous transparent-to-translucent purple spinel crystals in gray-white marble that was carved to form a flower-like formation that stands upright without support. The spinel crystals have many parallel octahedral faces. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 11.5x7x7 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 10-35 mm
Price: $495 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

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Mineral Specimens: Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

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