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Spinel (Twinned Crystals) from Pein Pyit, Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

 
Spinel (Twinned Crystals) from Pein Pyit, Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel (Twinned Crystals) from Pein Pyit, Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 16121
Mineral:Spinel (Twinned Crystals)
Locality:Pein Pyit, Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Translucent ruby-red spinel crystals without matrix. The crystals are twinned in the classic Spinel-law with the twin plane easily visible. The surface is lustrous with irregular depressions.
Overall Size:17x15x11 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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