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Spinel (Spinel-Law Twin) from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam

 
Spinel (Spinel-Law Twin) from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam

Spinel (Spinel-Law Twin) from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam

Spinel (Spinel-Law Twin) from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam

DESCRIPTION:No. 61434
Mineral:Spinel (Spinel-Law Twin)
Locality:Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent red spinel crystals that are twinned on the octahedral {111} plane following the Spinel Law of isometric twinning. The twin plane is distinctly visible on the edges of the spinel crystals.
Overall Size:32x24x10 mm
Crystals:1-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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