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Spinel from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Spinel from Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 50289
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Transparent purple-pink octahedral spinel crystal with no matrix attached. The spinel crystal has satin luster with complex crystallization patterns on the surfaces. One corner is incomplete where it intersected an adjacent crystal. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #625; originally acquired in 1994 from Pala International
Overall Size:10x8x8 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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