Irregular Pink Spinel Octahedron
Irregular Pink Spinel Octahedron from Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Translucent pink octahedral Spinel crystal with remnants of white marble on some faces. All faces are flat with partially etched luster and are naturally crystallized, including the concave bottom where it grew into the surrounding marble. The crystal grew simultaneously with the surrounding matrix, resulting in naturally crystallized irregular crystal surfaces.
Locality Mayote Mine, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
Dimensions 5.5 x 4.0 x 4.0 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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