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Spinel var. Ceylonite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

 
Spinel var. Ceylonite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

Spinel var. Ceylonite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50561
Mineral:Spinel var. Ceylonite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California
Description:Octahedral black spinel crystals to 2 mm in translucent blue etched calcite with 1-3 mm unidentified translucent brown mineral, most likely vesuvianite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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