|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Tanzania > Spinel
|Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
|Lustrous translucent red spinel crystals in white-gray marble. The spinel crystals are octahedral form, with flat crystal faces that have mottled texture in areas where it crystallized simultaneously with the surrounding marble. The spinel fluoresces bright red under LW UV illumination
|For reference only
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