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Spinel from Betroka-Beraketa Belt, Madagascar

Spinel from Betroka-Beraketa Belt, Madagascar

Locality:Betroka-Beraketa Belt, Madagascar
Description:Enormous single crystal of spinel with crisp, well defined crystal faces. The color varies from brown surface to black. The crystal grew against adjacent crystal on 2 sides, but is naturally crystallized on all surfaces. Old label from F.W. Cassirer. Ex. Russ Buckingham collection
Overall Size:11x7x8 cm
Crystals:11 cm
Archived: For reference only






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