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Large dark pink-red spinel crystal on a white marble matrix containing also dark yellow-brown clinohumite grains

Very aesthetic specimen

The famous area around Mogok has been producing quality gems since the 16th century

 

Formula:

MgAl2O4

Group:,
Group:

Oxides

Country:

Locality:

Mogok

Dimensions:

4 x 4 x 2,2 cm

Color:

Zodiac:

Libra, Sagittarius

Zodiac:, ,
Categories: Minerals, SKU: JL075

Description

Spinel (“spina” is the Latin word for “arrow”). Spinel is a gemstone that has been confused with ruby ​​and sapphire for more than 1,000 years. It crystallizes in a cubic system, which means that it forms neat eight to dodecagonal crystals.

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Additional information

Formula:

MgAl2O4

Group:,
Group:

Oxides

Country:

Locality:

Mogok

Dimensions:

4 x 4 x 2,2 cm

Color:

Zodiac:

Libra, Sagittarius

Zodiac:, ,
Categories: Minerals,