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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

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. 53136
Mineral:Spinel in marble
Locality:Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam
Description:Compound crystals of lustrous transparent-to-translucent purple spinel crystals in gray-white marble that was carved to form a flower-like formation that stands upright without support. The spinel crystals have many parallel octahedral faces.
Overall Size:11.5x7x7 cm
Crystals:10-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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