The Gemstone Spinel

Gemstone Spinel

SI Neg. 77-14895. Date: 1977.

Spinel is found in a broad range of attractive colors. Spinel is often confused as ruby. From the Gem and Mineral collection of the Smithsoian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Credit: Dane A. Penland (Smithsonian Institution)

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