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Spinel
Spinel Spi*nel", Spinelle Spi*nelle", n. [F. spinelle, or LL. spinellus, perhaps from L. spina a thorn, a prickle, in allusion to its pointed crystals.] (Min.) A mineral occuring in octahedrons of great hardness and various colors, as red, green, blue, brown, and black, the red variety being the gem spinel ruby. It consist essentially of alumina and magnesia, but commonly contains iron and sometimes also chromium. Note: The spinel group includes spinel proper, also magnetite, chromite, franklinite, gahnite, etc., all of which may be regarded as composed of a sesquioxide and a protoxide in equal proportions.
Spinel
Spinel Spin"el, n. Bleached yarn in making the linen tape called inkle; unwrought inkle. --Knight.

Meaning of Spinel from wikipedia

- Spinel (/spəˈnɛl, ˈspɪnəl/) is the magnesium/aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals. It has the formula MgAl 2O 4 in the cubic crystal...
- The spinels are any of a class of minerals of general formulation AB 2X 4 which crystallise in the cubic (isometric) crystal system, with the X anions...
- The Samarian Spinel is a 500-carat (100 g) spinel gemstone that is the largest of its kind in the world. It is part of the Iranian Crown Jewels. It and...
- The Black Prince's Ruby is a large, irregular cabochon red spinel weighing 170 carats (34 g) set in the cross pattée above the Cullinan II diamond at the...
- (aluminium oxide), mixed with other minerals such as the iron-bearing spinels, hercynite, and magnetite, and also rutile (titania). Industrial emery...
- 2016, the American Gem Trade ****ociation and Jewelers of America added spinel as an additional birthstone for August. Britain's National ****ociation of...
- memory. She tells Steven that Spinel was once Pink Diamond's playmate; overcome with sadness, Spinel flees. Steven follows Spinel to a desolate garden in space...
- to the pocket dimension. The antagonist of Steven Universe: The Movie, Spinel (voiced by Sarah Stiles) was created to be Pink Diamond's playmate on Homeworld...
- the host of Radio Plus show MDR . Brandon Spinelly on Instagram Brandon Spinelly on Facebook "Brandon Spinelly : Monsieur Talkshow". Defimedia.Info. 16...
- Iossif Aronovich Spinel. ⁠(Russian: Иосиф Аронович Шпинель) (September 25 (7 October)1892, Bila Tserkva, now the Kiev oblast of the Ukraine — 2 July 1980...