Spinell & Marmor


Minh Tien Mine, Lục Yên District, Yên Bái Province, Vietnam

6 × 5 × 5 cm

An impressive large,  partial spinel octahedron, rests in marble matrix. The highly lustrous, partially translucent, has a rich lavender color. A portion of the crystal has an interesting stepped form with a cavern. Excellent material.