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Spinel from Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania

 
Spinel from Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania

Spinel from Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 50668
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
Description:Translucent pink-red octahedral spinel crystal with remnants of blue-white marble on some faces. All faces are lustrous and naturally crystallized, including the concave bottom where it grew into the surrounding marble.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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