Spinel Red Octahedron #1 (Mogok, Myanmar)
*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection
Mineral Name: Spinel (Red Spinel)
Locality: Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma).
Dimensions: .8" x .7" ( 20 mm x 18 mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: This is an exceptional octahedral crystal of spinel—the color is deep red, and it would be ideal for collection or jewelry supply.
Care Notes: Spinel is a hard and durable mineral.
Physical: Spinel is a group of silicate minerals that form in many colors, the rarest of which is blue. Red spinel is well-known, and several of the most famous rubies in history were actually Spinels. Mogok, Myanmar is considered one of the most iconic ancient and modern sources for red spinel especially, as well as rubies and sapphires.
HEALING: Red spinel is associated with good luck, abundance, positive energy, and physical healing. It’s associated with business success and abundance especially.
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