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Spinel

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Description
Locality: 
Ambarano, Beraketa, Bekily, Androy, Madagascar
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 6.5 × 5.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Very unusual, sharp blue partly gemmy spinel crystals in a rugged, vuggy matrix. From a little known locality in Madagascar. Gorgeous, uncommonly good spinel specimen. Mined in 2003.

Mineral Data
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Spinel

Formula: 
MgAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Vic's Vugh Minerals
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