|Spinels at a Glance|
|Colors||Clear, Red, Lavender, Purple, Blue, Green, Brown, Black, Yellow, Grey|
|Required for Alterations||No|
Spinels are a type of mineral that crystalizes cubically. Spinels are often referred to as rubies, but a ruby is not a spinel. Common spinels may be transparent to opaque and may possess a vitreous to dull luster. They may be colorless, but are more typically found in shades of red, lavender, blue, green, brown, black, or yellow.
- Variants of Spinels
- aluminum spinels - Red, red-brown, mauve, blue, indigo, bluish green, green, dark green, brown, yellow, grey, black.
- iron spinels - Commonly magnetic or slightly magnetic, such as hematite. Naturally magnetized pieces are called lodestone. Colors are commonly black with grey reflections in light, black to brownish black, or iron-black and grey with a brownish reflected tint. A nickel iron type will appear pale green with black streaks. Zinc and iron spinels are tan-colored.
- chromium spinels - Black to brownish black.
- cobalt spinels - Piercing blue coloration.
- Unique Variants
- cloud-white spinel
- dusk spinel
- flame spinel
- Katamba spinel
- Paladin spinel
- scarlet spinel
- unicorn spinel
- Zenith spinel
This material is not required for alterations.
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