Object of the Month

Each month we present you a particularly beautiful or interesting object from the drawers and cabinets of the various university collections and institutions as the "Object of the Month" to make it visible to the general public.

Object of the Month August 2019:

Black Spinell

Schwarzer Spinell

Tropfenförmig facettierter Schmuckstein
Größe: 49 mm × 32,4 mm
Gewicht: 167,4 Karat
Aus Bo Phloi, Kanchanaburi District (Thailand)
Aus der Proben-Sammlung der aktuellen Edelstein-Forschung am Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallographie 

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