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Spinel from Itrongay, Betroka, Horombe, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

 
Spinel from Itrongay, Betroka, Horombe, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Spinel from Itrongay, Betroka, Horombe, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 29356
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Itrongay, Betroka, Horombe, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Description:Large single crystal of spinel with brown surface coating and remnants of mica on the surface. One area is worn on the edge revealing the black spinel center that this formation is known for. Contacted surrounding matrix in rear and bottom. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #214
Overall Size:12x8x7 cm
Crystals:12 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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