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Spinel from Ketuti, Mahenge, Tanzania

 
Spinel from Ketuti, Mahenge, Tanzania

Spinel from Ketuti, Mahenge, Tanzania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Ketuti, Mahenge, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 48228
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Ketuti, Mahenge, Tanzania
Description:Parallel group of bright-pink transparent octahedral spinel crystal with lustrous faces that exhibit layered growth-hillock crystallization patterns throughout. The spinel crystals fluoresce red under UV illumination.
Overall Size:20x17x11 mm
Crystals:4-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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