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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel in marble from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

DESCRIPTION:No. 50044
Mineral:Spinel in marble
Locality:Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam
Description:Lustrous translucent pink spinel crystals in white marble. The spinel crystals are octahedral form with subtle growth layers on the crystal faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; ex. L. Himes
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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