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Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

 
Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

DESCRIPTION:No. 73802
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam
Description:Double-sided cluster of lustrous translucent pinkish-purple octahedral spinel crystals on contrasting fine-grained white marble. Many of the spinel crystals are in parallel orientation indicating they may be interconnected inside the marble. Collected ca. 2009. Fluoresces bright red under 254 nm shortwave (SW) or 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination
Overall Size:6.5x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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