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Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

 
Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

DESCRIPTION:No. 73809
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Sungate Mine, An Phu, Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
Description:Lustrous translucent pink octahedral spinel crystals exposed on the top surface of a rounded knob of fine-grained white marble. The spinel crystals fluoresce deep-red under UV illumination. This locality is exhausted and now closed. Collected ca. 2010. Fluoresces bright red under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:4x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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