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Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

 
Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

Spinel from Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79057
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
Description:Lustrous transparent hot-pink spinel crystal with no matrix attached. The spinel crystal is octahedral form, with naturally rounded edges, and complex concave surface depressions on the crystal faces. The spinel has excellent vivid-pink color. Fluoresces red under SW-LW UV illumination. Weight: 1.2 grams
Overall Size:12x10x8 mm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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