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Mineral Specimen No. 78972:
Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78972:

Mineral Species: Spinel.
Location of origin: Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania.
Description: Lustrous transparent-to-translucent red-pink spinel crystal with no matrix attached. The spinel crystal is octahedral form with complex concave depressions where it was intergrown with marble that later dissolved away. Must see to appreciate. The spinel crystal fluoresces red under LW UV. Weight: 4.0 grams.
Overall size: 18x17x14 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 18 mm
Price: $36 (plus shipping).

Mineral Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Photographs above: Daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Spinel for sale from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

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