[n] - a hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum
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A compound containing a mixture of one or more metal oxides.
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Spin'el noun Bleached yarn in making the linen tape called inkle ; unwrought inkle. Knight.
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noun a hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum; occurs in various colors that are used as gemstones
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• (n.) Bleached yarn in making the linen tape called inkle; unwrought inkle. • (n.) Alt. of Spinelle
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mineral composed of magnesium aluminum oxide (MgAl2O4) or any member of a group of rock-forming minerals, all of which are metal oxides with the ... [3 related articles]
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Spinel is the magnesium aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals. It has the formula MgAl2O4. Balas ruby is an old name for a rose-tinted variety. ==Spinel group== The spinels are any of a class of minerals of general formulation A2+B23+O42- which crystallise in the cubic (isometric)...
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spinel, magnesium aluminum oxide, MgAl2O4, a mineral crystallizing in the isometric system, usually as octahedrons. It occurs as an accessory mineral in basic igneous rocks, in aluminum-rich metamorphic rocks, and in contact-metamorphosed limestones. Common spinel usually ranges in color from dark g...
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Spinel is a common metamorphic mineral occurring imbedded in crystalline limestone, gneisses, and serpentine. Spinel occurs as a common accessory mineral in many dark igneous rocks. When transparent and finely coloured it is often confused for ruby and is used as a gem stone. An oxide of magnesium a...
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Any of a group of `mixed oxide` minerals consisting mainly of the oxides of magnesium and aluminium, MgAl2O4 and FeAl2O4. Spinels crystallize in the cubic system, forming octahedral crystals. They are found in high-temperature igneous and metam...
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magnesium aluminate, MgAl2O4.
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1) Crystalline gemstone 2) Mineral 3) Mineral containing magnesium 4) Reddish mineral
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