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Fine Purple Spinel Pendant in 14k White Gold


Item: spij158_spinel-jewelry
Natural color purple spinel pendant with a spinel gem weighing 1.10 carats
Genuine spinel gemstone measuring 6.5mm in diameter
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $318.95
This 14k white gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.10 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in an round cut with good brilliance. This wonderful gem faces up eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible only under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS). This natural color spinel has fine dark purple natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also a side view of this natural purple spinel pendant.

Fine Very Dark Blue Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij162_spinel-jewelry
Natural color blue spinel pendant with a spinel gem weighing 1.23 carats
Genuine spinel gemstone measuring 6.9mm x 5.5mm x 4.2mm deep
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $438.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.23 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in an oval cut with good brilliance. This dark wonderful gem is completely eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible only under magnification with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel has fine very dark blue natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also a side view of this natural blue spinel pendant.

Flawless Indigo Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij151_spinel-jewelry
Natural spinel pendant with a spinel gemstone weighing 0.63 carats
Genuine dark blue spinel pendant set with a 5.6mm round spinel gemstone
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $211.95
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a 5.6mm round natural color spinel gemstone. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in a round brilliant cut with excellent brilliance. It is completely clean even under magnification (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade: Flawless). This natural color spinel has darkish blue or indigo color (100% natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way). It shows a slight color change from slightly purplish blue hues under incandescent light to greenish blue hues under sunlight.

Lavender Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij155_spinel-jewelry
Natural light purple spinel gemstone weighs 1.24 carats
Genuine lavender spinel pendant set with a 6.8mm round spinel gemstone
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $338.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.24 carats. This eye clean spinel gemstone is very well faceted in a round cut with excellent brilliance (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel has beautiful light purple or lavender natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way.

Red-Orange Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij150a_spinel-jewelry
Natural spinel pendant with a spinel gemstone weighing 0.81 carats
Genuine Mahenge spinel pendant set with a 5.9mm round spinel gemstone
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $246.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a 5.9mm round natural color spinel gemstone. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in a round brilliant cut with excellent brilliance. It faces up completely clean (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel gem has very beautiful reddish orange natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way.

Pink Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij130_spinel-jewelry
Natural pink spinel pendant with a spinel gemstone weighing 1.09 carats
Genuine pink spinel pendant set with a 6.5mm round pink spinel
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $391.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural pink color spinel gemstone weighing 1.09 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone was very well faceted in a round brilliant cut with excellent brilliance. It faces up eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible under very close inspection (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel has beautiful lavender pink color (100% natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way).

Lavender Spinel 14k Pendant


Item: spij149_spinel-jewelry
Natural light purple spinel pendant with a spinel gemstone weighing 1.41 carats
Genuine lavender spinel pendant set with a 6.7mm round spinel gemstone
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $381.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.41 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in a round brilliant cut with excellent brilliance. It is eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible only under close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel has beautiful light purple or lavender color (100% natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way). See also another view of this natural spinel jewelry design.

Red-Purple Spinel 14k Pendant

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Item: spij152_spinel-jewelry
Natural reddish purple spinel pendant with a spinel gemstone weighing 2.26 carats
Genuine spinel pendant set with an 8.5mm round spinel gemstone
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $521.95
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 2.26 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone is well faceted in a round brilliant cut. It is eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible only under close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). This natural color spinel has beautiful dark reddish purple natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a darkish spinel gem with areas showing nice brilliance here and there as you turn the gem. See also a side view of this natural spinel jewelry design.

3.68 carat Purple Spinel Pendant in 14k White Gold

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Item: spij156_spinel-jewelry
Natural color purple spinel pendant with a spinel gem weighing 3.68 carats
Genuine spinel pendant set with an oval shape spinel gem measuring 11mm x 8.2mm
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $1261.25
This 14k white gold pendant is set with a natural color spinel gemstone weighing 3.68 carats. This genuine spinel gemstone is very well faceted in an oval cut with good brilliance. This wonderful gem faces up eye clean with faint natural inclusions visible only under close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS). This natural color spinel has fine dark purple natural color - it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also another view of this natural spinel jewelry design.

Natural Black Spinel Necklace

Item: spij139x_black-spinel-jewelry
This genuine black spinel necklace is available in three bead sizes (please see below)
This beautiful necklace of natural black spinel faceted beads was hand-crafted from 100% natural black spinel crystals that were mined in Africa. These opaque spinels were shaped into rounded, disk shaped beads which were then faceted & polished, drilled and strung into this wonderful black spinel necklace with a sterling silver clasp. These shiny black spinel beads sparkle very nicely.
We have this black spinel necklace available in three bead diameter sizes; with 3.5mm diameter faceted beads, with 4.25mm diameter faceted beads, and also in a large size with 6mm diameter faceted beads! The photo at left shows a close-up view of this black spinel necklace, see also a full view photo of this natural black spinel necklace. Please see below to order these natural black spinel necklaces:
Item spij139a: Natural black spinel necklace measuring 17.5 inches long with 55 carats of faceted black spinel beads that are 3.5mm in diameter.
Item spij139aa: Natural black spinel necklace measuring 18 inches long with 85 carats of faceted black spinel beads that are 4.25mm in diameter.
Item spij139i: Natural black spinel necklace with an adjustable length from 17.5 inches long to 18.5 inches long, with 185 carats of faceted black spinel beads that are 6mm in diameter.

Please see below to order.

3.5mm Natural Black Spinel Necklace

Item: spij139a_black-spinel-jewelry
Price: $31.95

4.25mm Natural Black Spinel Necklace

Item: spij139aa_black-spinel-jewelry
Price: $46.25

6mm Natural Black Spinel Necklace

Item: spij139i_black-spinel-jewelry
Price: $81.25


Natural Red Spinel Bead Necklace, 18 inch


Item: spij128x_red-spinel-necklace
Genuine red spinel necklace measuring 18" long (45cm) with 2mm to 4mm long beads
Price: $38.95
This necklace of natural red spinel beads was hand-crafted from 100% natural color spinel that was mined near mahenge, Tanzania. These tiny spinel pieces were polished, drilled and strung in an 18" length with a sterling silver clasp. These free-form shaped red spinel beads measure from 2mm to 4mm long, and they have light to dark red natural color. They are lightly included to eye-clean. The photo at left shows a close-up view, see also a full view photo of this natural red spinel necklace.

3.25mm Faceted Natural Red Spinel Necklace


Item: spij143aa_red-spinel-jewelry
This genuine red spinel necklace is 18" long (46cm), available with gradational size beads from 2.5mm to 3.25mm in diameter
Price: $231.25
This rare necklace of natural red spinel faceted beads was hand-crafted from 100% natural color red spinel crystals that were mined near Mahenge, Tanzania. These small gem quality spinels were shaped into rounded, disk shaped beads which were then faceted, polished, drilled and strung into this 18" long red spinel necklace with a sterling silver clasp. Many of these transparent natural red spinel beads are completely eye-clean! The photo at left shows a close-up view, see also a full view photo of this natural red spinel necklace. We have this genuine red spinel bead necklace available with 38 carats of faceted red spinel beads that are gradational in size measuring 2.5mm at the clasp up to 3.25mm in diameter at the center of the necklace.

Fine Pink Spinel Ring with Diamonds in White Gold


Item: spij118_pink-spinel-jewelry
Natural pink spinel ring with a 1.18 carat pink spinel gem, and 0.20 cts T.W. diamonds
Genuine pink spinel ring is a ring size 6.5
Pink spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $1321.95
This is a solid 14k white gold ring set with a fine quality natural reddish-pink spinel gemstone weighing 1.18 carats, and with eighteen small natural white diamonds weighing 0.20 carats total weight. There are six channel set diamonds along each shank of the ring, and three more diamonds set on each side under the spinel gem. This solid gold ring also has 5.30 grams of 14k gold! The genuine spinel gemstone in this ring was very well cut with very good brilliance from a natural reddish pink spinel crystal that was mined in Burma. See a top-view photo of this natural pink spinel jewelry design. This fine quality natural color reddish pink spinel gemstone has not been heated or treated in any way, and it is completely clean even under very close inspection. See also a side-view photo of this natural pink spinel ring.

Fine Purple Spinel with Diamonds White Gold Ring


Item: spij119_purple-spinel-jewelry
Natural purple spinel ring with a 1.20 carat purple spinel gem, 0.22cts T.W. diamonds
Genuine purple spinel ring is a ring size 6 1/4
Purple spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $1118.95
This beautiful 14k white gold ring was set with a fine quality natural purple spinel gem weighing 1.20 carats, and with four natural white diamonds weighing 0.22 carats total weight. This solid gold ring has 2.90 grams of 14k gold. The genuine spinel gemstone in this ring was exceptionally well cut with very good brilliance from a natural purple spinel crystal that was mined in Burma. It is unheated and untreated. See also another view of this natural color purple spinel jewelry design. This fine quality natural spinel gemstone has not been heated or treated in any way, and it is completely clean even under very close inspection.

Fine Purple-Pink Spinel Ring with Diamonds!


Item: spij120_pink-spinel-jewelry
Natural pink spinel ring with a 3.19 carat pink spinel gem, 0.33cts T.W. diamonds
Genuine pink spinel ring is a ring size 6 1/4
Pink spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $1821.95
This wonderful 14k white gold ring was set with a fine quality natural pink spinel gemstone weighing 3.19 carats, and with twelve small natural white diamonds weighing 0.33 carats total weight. This solid gold ring has 5.13 grams of 14k gold! The diamonds are channel set along each shank of the ring as shown in the top view photo at left. The genuine spinel gemstone in this ring has fine purple-pink natural color. It is exceptionally well cut with superb brilliance! This fine quality natural pink spinel gemstone has not been heated or treated in any way, and it is totally clean even under very close inspection. See also another view of this natural pink spinel jewelry design.

Fine Blue Spinel Ring with Aquamarine Accents


Item: spij157_blue-spinel-jewelry
Natural blue spinel ring with a 3.24 carat blue spinel gem, 0.22cts T.W. aquamarines
Genuine blue spinel ring is a ring size 7 1/2
Blue spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $1480.00
This wonderful 14k white gold ring was set with a fine quality natural blue spinel gemstone weighing 3.24 carats, and with two small natural medium deep blue aquamarines weighing 0.22 carat total weight. This solid gold ring has 5.1 grams of 14k gold! The aquas are prong set along one edge of the trillian cut spinel at the widest portion of the tapering shank of the ring as shown in the top view photo at left. The genuine spinel gemstone in this ring has fine deep blue natural color. It is well cut with reflections from deep within. This fine quality natural blue spinel gemstone has not been heated or treated in any way, and it is totally clean even under very close inspection. See also another view of this natural blue spinel jewelry custom design. See also a side view of this natural blue spinel jewelry custom design.

Color Change Blue-Violet Spinel 14k Gold Ring


Item: spij121_spinel-jewelry
Natural spinel ring with a 1.26 carat spinel gemstone
Genuine color change spinel ring is a ring size 6 1/2
Blue-violet spinel was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $718.95
This 14k yellow gold ring was set with a beautiful color change natural spinel gemstone weighing 1.26 carats. This solid gold ring has 4.80 grams of 14k gold! See also a side view of this natural color change spinel jewelry design. The ring has a lovely flower design with twelve golden flower petals surrounding the natural spinel gem. The genuine spinel gemstone in this ring has light to medium blue natural color under daylight that changes to a light to medium natural violet purple color under incandescent light. This natural spinel gem was exceptionally well faceted in a 6.5mm round cut with excellent brilliance from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).

Dark Blue Spinel Ring in 14k White Gold, size 9.5


Item: spij146_blue-spinel-jewelry
Set with a 3.70 carat natural blue spinel gemstone
Natural blue spinel ring with a 9.8mm x 7.5mm cushion cut spinel, ring size 9 1/2
Blue spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $1621.95
This genuine blue spinel ring is set in 14k white gold with a natural dark blue spinel gemstone weighing 3.70 carats. This solid 14k gold ring has 5.80 grams of 14k gold. It is rhodium plated for added beauty, durability and luster. See another view of this genuine blue spinel jewelry design. The natural color dark blue spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VVS). The gem in this blue spinel ring is actually a color change spinel with beautiful dark blue color under daylight as shown at left, and it changes color slightly to dark violet-blue hues under incandescent light. Natural spinel gems with dark violet-blue color are sometimes called indigo spinels. See also a side-view photo of this natural indigo spinel ring.

Red Spinel Ring in 14k White Gold


Item: spij147_red-spinel-jewelry
Set with a 3.94 carat natural red spinel gemstone
Natural red spinel ring with an 11.2mm x 9.0mm cushion cut spinel, ring size 10
Red spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Madagascar
Price: $1921.95
This genuine red spinel ring is a size 10 that is set in 14k white gold with a natural red spinel gemstone weighing 3.94 carats. This solid 14k gold ring has 7.80 grams of 14k gold! It is rhodium plated for added beauty, durability and luster. See a front view photo of this genuine red spinel ring. The natural color deep red spinel gem faces up eye clean. Under close inspection with bright illumination, this rare red spinel gem shows just a few faint natural inclusions (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS) which absolutely guarantee its natural origin. This genuine red spinel ring has pure dark red natural color. See also a side-view photo of this natural red spinel jewelry design.

All Red Spinel Ring in 14k Rose Gold


Item: spij148_red-spinel-jewelry
Set with 2.01 carats total weight natural red spinel gemstones
Natural red spinel ring with a 6.9mm x 5.5mm oval cut spinel, ring size 7
Red spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $1445.00
This genuine red spinel ring is a size 7 that is set in 14k rose gold with a natural red spinel center gemstone weighing 1.43 carats and 0.58 carat of small red spinels forming four points set geometrically around the center. See another view photo of this genuine red spinel ring. The natural color deep bright red spinel gem faces up eye clean. Under magnification with bright illumination, this rare red spinel gem shows just a few faint natural crystal inclusions which absolutely guarantee its natural origin. This genuine red spinel ring has pure red natural color.

Fine Red Spinel Earrings in 14k Gold


Item: spij145_red-spinel-jewelry
Genuine red spinel gemstones weigh 1.38 carats total weight
Fine red spinel earrings set with 6.1mm x 4.0mm faceted ovals
Faceted from natural red spinel crystals mined in Tanzania
Price: $681.25 (for the pair)
This pair of natural red spinel earrings are set in 14k yellow gold stud earrings with natural color red spinel gemstones (100% natural color - they were not heated or treated in any way) weighing 1.38 carats total weight! These genuine spinel gemstones were faceted from natural spinel crystals that were mined in Tanzania. They have fine dark red natural color, and they face up completely clean (GIA: Type II Gems, Clarity Grade VVS).

Dark Red Spinel Pendant in 14k White Gold


Item: spij161
Natural color red spinel gemstone weighs 1.79 carats
This genuine red spinel pendant is set with an 8.5mm x 4.3mm oval faceted spinel gem
Red spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Tanzania
Price: $458.25
This 14k white gold pendant is set with a natural dark red spinel gemstone weighing 1.79 carats. This lightly included gem faces up clean with natural inclusions visible under close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS/SI1). The gem in this natural red spinel pendant has very dark red natural color that is so dark it appears almost black under some lights, with amazing deep red flashes in its depths under brighter lights. See another view of this natural color red spinel jewelry design. See also a side view of this natural color dark red spinel pendant.

Deep Red Spinel 14k Gold Earrings


Item: spij141_red-spinel-jewelry
Red spinel gems weigh 0.94 carats total weight
Natural red spinel earrings set with 5.7mm x 3.5mm spinel gems
Faceted from natural red spinel crystals mined in Tanzania
Price: $462.25 (for the pair)
This pair of red spinel earrings is set in 14k yellow gold studs with natural color deep red spinel gemstones weighing 0.94 carats total weight. These genuine spinel gemstones were faceted from natural spinel crystals that were mined in Tanzania. This matching pair of beautiful deep red spinels are completely eye clean (GIA: Type II Gems, Clarity Grade VVS). Their color is a fine pure dark red natural color - they were not heated or treated in any way!

Natural Red Spinel Pendant in 14k Gold


Item: spij160
Natural color red spinel gemstone weighs 1.27 carats
This genuine red spinel pendant is set with a 6.6mm x 5.9mm oval faceted spinel gem
Red spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Tanzania
Price: $482.25
This 14k yellow gold pendant is set with a natural red spinel gemstone weighing 1.27 carats. This beautiful spinel gem is well faceted in a native cut with very good brilliance! This lightly included gem faces up clean with faint natural inclusions visible under closer inspection (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS/SI1). The gem in this natural red spinel pendant has fine medium-dark fiery red natural color! See another view of this natural color red spinel jewelry design. See also a side view of this natural color red spinel pendant.

Natural Red Spinel Ring in 14k Gold


Item: spij159
Natural color red spinel gemstone weighs 1.02 carats
This genuine red spinel ring is set with a 6.0mm round faceted spinel, ring size 7
Red spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Tanzania
Price: $821.95
This 14k yellow gold ring is set with a natural red spinel gemstone weighing 1.02 carats. This beautiful spinel gem is well faceted in a native cut with good brilliance. It faces up clean with faint natural inclusions visible under closer inspection (GIA: Type II Gem, Clarity Grade VS). See also a side-view of this natural color red spinel ring. The gem in this natural red spinel ring has fine dark fiery red color! See another view of this natural color red spinel jewelry design. This solid gold ring has 4.49 grams of solid 14k yellow gold.

Fine Pink Natural Spinel 14k Gold Ring


Item: spij140
1.68 carat natural pink spinel gemstone
This genuine pink spinel ring is set with a 7.0mm round brilliant cut spinel, ring size 6 1/2
pink spinel gem was faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Tanzania
Price: $831.25
This 14k yellow gold ring is set with a natural pink spinel gemstone weighing 1.68 carats. This exceptionally well cut pink spinel gem is faceted in a round brilliant cut with excellent brilliance. This beautiful gem faces up clean with faint natural inclusions only visible under close inspection. This solid gold ring has 3.77 grams of 14k yellow gold! The gem in this natural spinel ring is a very fine medium pink color under daylight as shown (100% natural color - unheated and untreated).

Pink Spinel in Matrix Sphere, 2.2 inch diameter

This unique item is sold.
Item: spis106
2.2" diameter
handground and polished from natural spinel rough mined in India
Price: $92.50
This 2.2 inch diameter sphere was hand-ground and polished from natural biotite schist matrix with reddish pink spinel crystals. There are about 200 natural color translucent spinel crystals exposed on the surface of this sphere, and they measure from 0.1 to 0.2 inches across (3mm to 6mm).

Pink Spinel in Matrix Sphere, 2.3 inch diameter

This unique item is sold.
Item: spis105
2.3" diameter
handground and polished from natural spinel rough mined in India
Price: $134.50
This 2.3 inch diameter sphere was hand-ground and polished from natural biotite schist matrix with reddish pink spinel crystals. There are about 25 natural color translucent spinel crystals exposed on the surface of this sphere, and they measure from 0.2 to 0.7 inches across (5mm to 18mm).

Pink Spinel in Matrix Sphere, 2.5 inch diameter

This unique item is sold.
Item: spis104
2.5" diameter
handground and polished from natural spinel rough mined in India
Price: $162.50
This 2.5 inch diameter sphere was hand-ground and polished from natural biotite schist matrix with reddish pink spinel crystals. There are about 100 natural color translucent spinel crystals exposed on the surface of this sphere, and they measure from 0.1 to 0.3 inches across (4mm to 7mm).

Natural Indigo Spinel Gemstone, 1.35 carats


Item: spig173a
This natural color dark blue spinel gem weighs 1.35 carats
Spinel Gemstone Dimensions: 7.8mm x 5.8mm x 4.2mm deep
Shape: oval cut
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $243.00
This natural blue spinel gemstone was mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It faces up eye clean, and has a few tiny inclusions that are only faintly visible under close inspection with bright illumination (GIA: Type 2, VS). The color is a dark gray-blue (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Dark blue spinel gems with this color are sometimes called indigo spinel gemstones. This natural spinel gem is very well cut! Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural blue spinel gem is $180./carat x 1.35 carats = $243.

Natural Purple-Pink Spinel Gemstone, 1.47 carats


Item: spig157
This natural spinel gem weighs 1.47 carats
Spinel gemstone dimensions: 7.9mm x 6.0mm x 4.1mm deep
Shape: faceted oval
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $286.65
This natural spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka in 2007. It is completely clean under close inspection (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a beautiful blend of purple and pink (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This natural spinel gem is very well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural purple-pink spinel gem is $195./carat x 1.47 carats = $286.65

Natural Dark Pink Spinel Gem, 1.62 carats


Item: spig128
Natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.62 carats
Size: 7.3mm x 5.6mm x 4.2mm deep
Shape: octagon radiant cut
Faceted from a natural pink spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $348.30
This natural color spinel gemstone was mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It is completely clean even under close inspection at ten times magnification (GIA Type 2, flawless). The color is a medium dark reddish-pink (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). It was well cut with a small table and excellent brilliance. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this flawless natural dark pink spinel gem is $215./carat x 1.62 carats = $348.30

Natural Orange-Red Spinel Gemstone, 1.39 carats


Item: spig176
Natural color spinel gemstone weighing exactly 1.39 carat
Spinel Gem Dimensions: 7.7mm x 5.7mm x 3.9mm deep
Shape: oval cut
Faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma (Myanmar)
Price: $194.60
This orange-red spinel gem was found in Burma in 2003. It faces up almost clean to eye clean with two small shallow surface inclusions on the crown. There also are a few tiny inclusions just faintly visible under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, SI/VS). The color is a deep orange-red. This natural spinel gem is well cut. See also a side view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural color spinel gem is $140./carat x 1.39 carats = $194.60

Natural Red Spinel Gemstone, 1.00 carats


Item: spig174
Natural color red spinel gemstone weighing exactly 1.00 carat
Spinel Gem Dimensions: 7.5mm x 5.4mm x 3.1mm deep
Shape: oval cut
Faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma (Myanmar)
Price: $395.00
This red spinel gem was found in Burma in 2003. It faces up completely clean, with a few tiny inclusions just faintly visible under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a fine deep red. See also another top view of this red spinel gemstone. This windowed gem of natural spinel is shallow cut. See also a side view photo of this natural red-spinel gemstone. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural color spinel gem is $395./carat x 1.00 carats = $395.

Natural Purple Spinel Gem, 2.31 carats


Item: spig122
Natural color purple spinel gemstone weighs 2.31 carats
Spinel Gemstone Dimensions: 9.6mm x 8.0mm x 4.6mm deep
Shape: oval cut
Faceted from a natural purple spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $623.70
This natural purple spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It is clean to the eye (GIA Type 2, VS). The color is a medium purple of dark tone (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This purple spinel gem was exceptionally well cut with good brilliance. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural purple spinel gemstone is $270./carat x 2.31 carats = $623.70

Natural Indigo Spinel Gemstone, 1.38 carats


Item: spig178
Natural color spinel gemstone weighing 1.38 carats
Spinel Gem Dimensions: 7.0mm round x 4.0mm deep
Shape: round cut
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Price: $234.60
This natural color spinel gemstone was mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It is eye clean, with a few very faint natural inclusions that are only visible under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VS). The blue color is so dark that this indigo spinel gem appears almost black with flashes of blue in its depths(100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Dark blue spinels with this color are also called indigo spinel. Under sunlight the color changes slightly to a very beautiful slightly greenish deep blue! This natural spinel gem would make a wonderful indigo spinel ring or pendant for a necklace! Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural dark blue spinel gem is $170./carat x 1.38 carats = $234.60

Burmese Pink Spinel Gemstone, 1.78 carats


Item: spig119
Natural color pink spinel gemstone weighing:1.78 carats
Spinel Gemstone Dimensions: 8.3mm x 7.1mm x 4.7mm deep
Shape: faceted pear shape
Faceted from a natural pink spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $373.80
This natural pink spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar) in 2002. It is totally clean to the eye even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a medium dark rose-pink (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This genuine pink spinel gem is well cut with good brilliance. Our mineralminers.com miners price for this fine quality natural Burmese pink spinel gemstone is $210./carat x 1.78 carats = $373.80

Flawless Blue Spinel Gemstone, 2.17 carats


Item: spig116
Natural spinel gemstone weighing 2.17 carats
Size: 9.1mm x 7.8mm x 4.9mm deep
Shape: modified trillion cut
Faceted from a natural blue spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $748.65
This natural dark blue color spinel gemstone was mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It is internally flawless (GIA Type 2, flawless) with no eye-visible inclusions even under close inspection at ten times magnification. The color is a dark blue (indigo) natural color - this natural spinel gem is unheated and untreated. It has superb cutting with very good brilliance. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this flawless natural dark blue indigo spinel gem is $345./carat x 2.17 carats = $748.65

Flawless Blue Spinel Gemstone, 2.13 carats


Item: spig117
Natural color spinel gem weighing 2.13 carats
Spinel Gemstone Dimensions: 9.5mm x 6.8mm x 4.7mm deep
Shape: oval cut
Faceted from a natural blue spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $841.35
This fine quality natural blue spinel gemstone was mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It is internally flawless (GIA Type 2, flawless) with no eye-visible inclusions even under close inspection at ten times magnification. The color is a deep blue of dark tone (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). It has superb cutting with very good brilliance. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this flawless natural blue spinel gem is $395./carat x 2.13 carats = $841.35

Rare Bi-Color Spinel Gemstone, 3.08 carats


Item: spig152
Natural spinel gem weighing 3.08 carats
Spinel Gemstone Dimensions: 9.4mm x 7.4mm x 5.8mm deep
Shape: faceted oval
Faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Price: $1355.20
This rare collector gem of natural spinel was mined in Sri Lanka in 2005. This unique spinel gemstone faces up completely eye clean, with faint inclusions visible only under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a medium dark blue with some purplish-pink areas (100% natural colors - unheated and untreated). See also an upside down view showing the natural color zoning. This natural spinel gem is well cut with good brilliance. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this natural bi-color spinel gem is $440./carat x 3.08 carats = $1355.20

Natural Red Spinel Gemstone, 4.40 carats


Item: spig137
4.40 carats
11.3mm x 8.6mm x 5.4mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $4400.00
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined and then faceted in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It faces up eye clean, with a few faint internal needle like inclusions that are dificult to see even under high magnification, (GIA Type 2, eye-clean). These minute needles are an additional guarantee of this gems natural origin. The color is a medium deep very slightly purplish red of 6 tone, 3 intensity (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This genuine red spinel gem was well cut with good depth and brilliance, See also a top view day light photo, taken at high noon, of this red spinel gemstone. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural Ceylon red spinel gemstone is $1000. /carat x 4.40 carats = $4400.00

Natural Ceylon Pink Spinel, 2.09 carats


Item: spig138
2.09 carats
5.8mm x 5.0mm x 3.0mm deep
Shape: faceted oval
faceted from a natural pink spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Price: $836.00
This natural pink spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It is totally clean to the eye even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a rich medium pink (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This oval faceted pink spinel gem was native cut in Sri Lanka. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural Ceylon pink spinel gemstone is $400./carat x 2.09 carats = $836.00

Natural Medium Purple 4.31carat Spinel Gem


Item: spig139
4.31 carats
10.0mm x 8.0mm x 6.6mm deep
Shape: oval cut
faceted from a natural purple spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $1508.50
This natural purple spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It is totally clean even under close examination. Some minute natural inclusions visable under ten times magnification (GIA Type 2, (VVS). The color is a very pleasant purple 5 tone, 3 saturation, (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This medium purple spinel gem was well cut for a native cut gem. Our mineralminers.com price for this natural purple spinel gemstone is $350/carat x 4.31 carats = $1508.50

Natural Very Slightly Purplish Blue Spinel Gemstone, 4.08carats


Item: spig140
4.08 carats
11.7mm x 8.6mm x 5.5mm deep
Shape: Oval cut
Sri Lanka
Price: $1632.00
This natural very slightly purplish blue spinel gem was mined and very well faceted in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It is exceptionaly clean to the unaided eye, with only a few minute rutile needles visible under 10X magnification. The color is medium dark rich blue in daylight,(see photo taken under daylight), and a purple in incandescent light. This is a very nice color changing spinel (100% natural colors - unheated and untreated). The tone and saturation in the blueish-purple range is a 6 tone-3saturation. This is a GIA type 2 gem (VVS-1) or better. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this blue spinel gemstone is $400.00/carat x 4.08 carats = $1632.00

Natural Cobalt Blue Spinel Gemstone, 3.06 carats


Item: spig141
3.06 carats
9.7mm x 7.5mm x 4.8mm deep
Shape: cushion cut
faceted from a natural blue spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $1224.00
This natural blue spinel gemstone was mined and faceted in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It faces up clean to the unaided eye (GIA Type 2,VS). It does have natural inclusions visible under magnification. The color is a deep blue of dark tone (7) and (3) saturation (100% natural color with no grayish modifier - (unheated and untreated). This color is sometimes refered to in the trade as cobalt blue. See also a side view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. See also a pavillian view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. See also another face up view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this natural cobalt blue spinel gemstone is $400./carat x 3.06 carats = $1224.00

Natural Cobalt Blue Spinel Gemstone, 5.35 carats


Item: spig186
5.35 carats
12.7mm x 8.9mm x 6.5mm deep
Shape: oval cut
faceted from a natural blue spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $2675.00
This natural blue spinel gemstone was mined in Burma and faceted in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). This gem is very clean, evan under magnification. (GIA Type 2,eye-clean). It does have minute natural inclusions visible under close examination with high magnification. The color is a deep blue of fairly dark tone (7) and (3) saturation (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This color is sometimes refered to in the trade as cobalt blue. The gemstone does show red under the Chelsey filter. See also a side view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this natural cobalt blue spinel gemstone is $500./carat x 5.35 carats = $2675.00

Large Natural Purple Spinel Gemstone, 6.66carats


Item: spig187
this natural spinel gem weighs 6.66 carats
12.5mm x 9.7mm x 7.3mm deep
Shape: faceted oval
faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $2997.00
This natural spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka in 1981. It is completely clean to the unaided eye (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a beautiful medium deep purple giving it a "Siberian Amethyst" look (100% natural color - unheated and untreated. Also see an edge view photo of this natural spinel gem This natural spinel gem is very well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural purple spinel gem is $450./carat x 6.66 carats = $2997.00

Natural Ceylon Red Spinel Gem, 4.25 carats


Item: spig188
4.25carats
11.0mm x 8.0mm x 6.0mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $3612.50
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely clean to the un-aided eye (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). Under magnification a thin band of very closely packed, parallel needle like inclusions can be seen traversing across one end of the gemstone. The color is a deep red. (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Also see an edge view photo of this natural spinel gem Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Ceylon red spinel gemstone is $850./carat x 4.25 carats = $3612.50

Natural Ceylon Maroon Six Ray Star Spinel Gem, 3.73 carats

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Item: spig189
3.73carats
8.8mm x 7.1mm x 6.4mm deep
Shape: buff oval cab
fashioned from a natural translucent grayish purple spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $708.70
This natural translucent grayish purple spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and then fashioned in Sri Lanka. This rare quality star spinel gem faces up free of internal flaws other than the fine silk causing the well formed star. All the legs of the star are sharp and complete as shown in photo at the left. The gem was cut fairly deep causing it to have some extra weight. The color is a grayish purple (maroon) (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Ceylon star spinel gemstone is $190./carat x 3.73 carats = $708.70

Large Natural Purple-Pink ( Mauve)Spinel Gemstone, 6.87carats


Item: spig163
this natural spinel gem weighs 6.87 carats
13.6mm x 10.3mm x 9.5mm deep
Shape: faceted oval
faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $2748.00
This natural spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka in 1981. It is completely clean to the unaided eye (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a beautiful blend of purple pink and lavender giving it an "Old Orchid" look (100% natural color - unheated and untreated. Also see an edge view photo of this natural spinel gem This natural spinel gem is very well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural purple-pink,"Orchid" spinel gem is $400./carat x 6.87 carats = $2748.00

Natural Burmese Red Spinel Gem, 3.06 carats


Item: spig164
3.06carats
10.0mm x 7.8mm x 5.3mm deep
Shape: faceted cushio cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $2601.00
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep very slightly orangy red, reminesent of a burning coal, (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Burmese red spinel gemstone is $850./carat x 3.06 carats = $2601.

Natural Ceylon Maroon Six Ray Star Spinel Double Cab Gem, 1.23 carats


Item: spig190
1.23carats
5.5mm - 5.6mm x 4.0mm deep
Shape: buff near round double cab
fashioned from a natural translucent grayish purple spinel crystal mined in Ceylon
Price: $227.55
This natural translucent grayish purple spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and then fashioned in Sri Lanka. This rare quality star spinel gem faces up free of internal flaws other than the fine silk causing the well formed stars on each side of the gem. All the legs of the stars are sharp and complete as shown in photo at the left. The gem was cut and pollished on each side equaly causing it to have a star on each side. The color is a grayish purple (maroon) (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Ceylon star spinel gemstone is $185./carat x 1.23 carats = $227.55

Oval Cut Dark Pink Spinel Gemstone, 2.18 cts


Item: spig168
this natural pink spinel gem weighs 2.18 carats
8.5mm x 7.7mm x 4.9mm deep
Shape: oval cut
faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Price: $1199.00
This natural pink spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka. It faces up eye clean, with faint natural inclusions visible only under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a dark pink (slightly purplish) under indirect daylight (100% natural color - unheated and untreated).See also a bulb view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. This natural spinel gem is very well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com special price for this natural pink spinel gem is $550./carat x 2.18 carats = $1199.00

Round Cut Deep Pink Spinel Gemstone, 1.77 cts


Item: spig169
this natural pink spinel gem weighs 1.77 carats
7mm x 5.2mm deep
Shape: round cut
faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Price: $1062.00
This natural pink spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka. It faces up eye clean, with faint natural inclusions visible only under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a purplish pink under indirect daylight (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). See also a bulb view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. This natural spinel gem is very well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com price for this natural pink spinel gem is $600./carat x 1.77 carats = $1062.00

Oval Cut Dark Pink Spinel Gemstone, 2.05 cts


Item: spig170
this natural pink spinel gem weighs 2.05 carats
8.7mm x 7.8mm x 4.7mm deep
Shape: oval cut
faceted from a natural spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Price: $1025.00
This natural pink spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka. It faces up eye clean, with faint natural inclusions visible only under very close inspection with bright illumination (GIA Type 2, VVS). The color is a dark pink (slightly purplish) under indirect daylight (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). See also a bulb view photo of this natural color spinel gemstone. This natural spinel gem is well cut with very good brilliance! Our mineralminers.com price for this natural pink spinel gem is $550./carat x 2.05 carats = $1025.00

Natural Lavender Spinel Gemstone, 1.17 carats


Item: spig109
1.17 carats
6.9mm x 5.6mm x 4.8mm deep
Shape: Oval cut
Sri Lanka
Price: $117.00
This natural color spinel gem was mined and faceted in Sri Lanka . It is very clean with no eye-visible inclusions even upon close inspection. It is slightly windowed, and has a rich deep lavender-purple color (100% natural color). Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this genuine lavender-purple spinel gemstone is $100./carat x 1.17 carats = $117.00

Natural Red Spinel Gemstone, 2.54 carats


Item: spig180
2.54carats
9.4mm x 7.7mm x 4.4mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Sri Lanka
Price: $2032.00
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined and then faceted in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). It faces up eye clean, with a few faint internal inclusions that are difficult to see even under high magnification, (GIA Type 2, eye-clean). These minute inclusions are an additional guarantee of this gems natural origin. The color is a medium deep slightly purplish red (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). This genuine red spinel gem was well cut with good depth and brilliance. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this natural Ceylon red spinel gemstone is $800. /carat x 2.54 carats = $2032.00

Natural Srilanka Red Spinel Gem, 1.71 carats


Item: spig181
1.71carats
7.8mm x 6.6mm x 4.4mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
Faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Srilanka (Ceylon)
Price: $1197.00
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and then faceted in Sri Lanka in the Roval style, (near round but oval). This rare quality deep orangy red spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep slightly orangy red, reminiscent of a burning coals, (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Ceylon red spinel gemstone is $700./carat x 1.71 carats = $1197.

Natural Burmese Red Spinel Gem, 1.32 carats


Item: spig182
1.32 carats
6.5mm x 5.5mm x 4.7mm deep
Shape: faceted cushion cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $1254.00
This natural fine red spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely eye clean. Under close inspection with a loupe an inclusion may be seen. (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep red, with no modifier, (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Burmese red spinel gemstone is $950./carat x 1.32 carats = $1254.

Natural Burmese Red Spinel Gem, 1.21carats


Item: spig183
1.21carats
7.5mm x 5.9mm x 3.7mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $968.00
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep very slightly orangy red. (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Burmese red spinel gemstone is $800./carat x 1.21 carats = $968.

Natural Burmese Red Spinel Gem, 1.07carats


Item: spig184
1.07carats
6.5mm x 5.2mm x 4.4mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $909.50
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep red with no modifiers (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Burmese red spinel gemstone is $850./carat x 1.21 carats = $909.50.

Natural Burmese Red Spinel Gem, 1.03carats


Item: spig185
1.03carats
7.4mm x 5.4mm x 3.2mm deep
Shape: faceted oval cut
faceted from a natural red spinel crystal mined in Burma
Price: $875.50
This natural red spinel gemstone was mined in Burma (Myanmar), and then faceted in Sri Lanka. This rare quality deep red spinel gem is completely eye clean even under close inspection (GIA Type 2, Eye-Clean). The color is a deep red with no modifiers (100% natural color - unheated and untreated). Our mineralminers.com price for this natural Burmese red spinel gemstone is $850./carat x 1.03 carats = $875.50.

Purple Spinel Crystal

This unique item is sold.
Item: spim142
29.5 carats (5.9 grams)
0.85" x 0.7" x 0.65"
(22.5mm x 17mm x 16mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $118.00
This natural spinel crystal has rich purple color, vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent to transparent with some tiny gem-grade areas. Some of the faces are in good condition with some broken areas.

149 carat Purple Spinel Crystal

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Item: spim146
149 carats (29.8 grams)
1.3" x 1.25" x 1.2"
(33mm x 32mm x 30mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $223.50
This natural purple spinel crystal has octahedral form with some twinned surfaces. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent along most edges and at the crystal tips (see a photo held near a light). Most of the faces are in good condition. See also another view.

295.2 carat Indigo Spinel Specimen


Item: spim148
295.2 carats (59.04 grams)
1.75" x 1.5" x 1.2"
(45mm x 37mm x 30mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $442.80
This specimen is a cluster of more than 20 intergrown naturally terminated spinel crystals. These spinel crystals have very dark gray-blue-purple color that is nearly black. They have vitreous luster, and they are semi-transparent along some edges when held to a light. Several of these are twinned spinel crystals. Many of the spinel crystals have terminations in good condition while some are broken. See also another view.

204 carat Purple Spinel Crystal


Item: spim149
204 carats (40.8 grams)
1.4" x 1.3" x 1"
(37mm x 33mm x 25mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $510.00
This natural purple spinel crystal has octahedral form with some etched surfaces. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent to transparent along most edges and at the crystal tips with some tiny gem grade areas. There also is a small area showing twinned surfaces. Most of the faces are in good condition, with some abraded areas. See also another view.

400.6 carat Pink Spinel Crystal


Item: spim150
400.6 carats (80.12 grams)
2" x 1.7" x 1.3"
(51mm x 42mm x 32mm)
Mined a Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $582.25
This natural pink spinel crystal has octahedral form with red-pink natural color. Its surfaces are in very good condition overall with some naturally etched features and some minor abrasions. This natural pink spinel specimen is translucent with some semi-transparent areas. See also a view of one side with brown phlogopite mica, a different side view photo, another view, and a view under incandescent light.

Lavender Spinel Specimen


Item: spim151
589.5 carats (117.9 grams)
2.3" x 1.9" x 1.5"
(59mm x 48mm x 38mm)
Mined at Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $589.50
This natural spinel specimen appears to have formed as a single large twinned crystal which subsequently separated by partial dissolution along a twin plane running through the middle of the specimen into two separate spinel crystals that rotated slightly and then became secured in place by light green apatite with a small amount of light brown phlogopite mica. Most of the spinel is a light lavender-purple color with a couple of small areas showing pale blue-gray color. The spinel is terminated and etched on most surfaces with some broken areas. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent mostly with some tiny transparent gem grade areas. See also a side view photo, and a back view.

654 carat Indigo Spinel Crystal Cluster


Item: spim152
654 carats (130.8 grams)
2.25" x 2.2" x 1.6"
(57mm x 55mm x 41mm)
from Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $831.25
This specimen is a cluster of several intergrown naturally terminated spinel crystals. These spinel crystals appear blackish and when held to a light have very dark gray-blue-purple color along some edges and at crystal tips. They have vitreous luster, and several of these are twinned spinel crystals with a large crystal showing flattened spinel law twinning. Many of the spinel crystals have terminations in good condition while some are broken. See also another view.

Large Purple Spinel Crystal with Clinohumite


Item: spim154
1073.6 carats (214.72 grams)
2.7" x 2.5" x 2"
(67mm x 63mm x 52mm)
Mined at Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $1610.25
This natural spinel crystal has octahedral form and purple color with a few small areas where the color grades into blue. There is deep orange color clinohumite exposed on three surfaces along with green apatite (possibly scapolite?) and white marble. The clinohumite is highly fractured with tiny gem grade areas. The spinel has terminations in good to very good condition on most surfaces with some broken areas. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent with some small transparent gem grade areas. See also a side view photo.

Intergrown Gemmy Spinel Crystals, 192.67 carats


Item: spim113
192.67 carats
1.6" x 1.5" x 1.2"
(41mm x 39.5mm x 29.5mm)
Mined at Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)
Price: $481.68
This rare specimen of natural spinel was mined at Mogok, Burma (Myanmar) in 1999. It is actually composed of three intergrown spinels with very rich reddish purple color (100% natural color). These crystals are mostly semi-transparent with small transparent areas. The terminations are in very good condition with vitreous luster. One of these spinel crystals shows twinning as well (see close-up of twin plane). See also a back-view photo of this fine quality natural Burmese spinel specimen.
 


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