Spinel, Paragasite, Humite, on Marble - Vietnam

24.7.2016

Carved pieces of marble with spinel, paragasite, and humite appeared out of Vietnam a few years ago.  I was able to get my hands on some rough and they can be quite attractive, especially under fullwave UV (SW+LW).  The spinel really pops under LW, while the others require SW to fluoresce.

 

 

 

 

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