New Mineral Named After GIA’s John Koivula
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 Post subject: Flame fusion red spinel
PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:44 pm 
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Finally! I finally managed to get my hands on some flame fusion red spinel. Now I see why nobody makes it - it's very brittle and splintery. All the lab red spinel I've heard of is flux grown, with some being pulled. Now I just need some purple and some CC lab spinel. Anyone have any sources?


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 Post subject: Re: Flame fusion red spinel
PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:45 am 
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Neat! What kind of red are we talking here?

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