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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

 
Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 78813
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent red-pink spinel crystal with a small fragment of brown matrix attached. The spinel crystal is complex octahedral form with concave depressions where it was intergrown with marble that later dissolved away. The spinel crystal fluoresces red under LW UV
Overall Size:5x7x7 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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