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Spinel

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Description
Locality: 
Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7.5 × 6.5 cm
Description

The crystals are sharp terminated and show very glossy faces. The color is dark red to brown. The best group is right atop on matrix. The contrast to white Quartz helps to give a great visual impact. Spinell up to 17mm in diameter.

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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