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last edited:  11/10/17    number of photos:  12
Spinel is Mg2Al2O4
hardness: 8                                                                                  
spinel as a mineral


lectures on spinel
Spinel- Paul Foss

faceted spinel

spinel, faceted-purple:  A  B
spinel, faceted-blue green:  A B
mixed colors: 


spinel in jewelry

spinel, beads:  A  B  C  D  E

spinel specimens
spinel crystals from Burma:  A B


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