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Spinel

Gem Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay, Myanmar (former Burma)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.8 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

Superb glassy translucent red octahedral spinel crystal measuring 0.5 cm in diameter, from point to point, is frozen within a white marble matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spinel

Formula: 
MgAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
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