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Phenakite var. Drill-bit Twinned Crystal from Palelni mine, Khetchel, Molo, Shan State, Myanmar

 
Phenakite var. Drill-bit Twinned Crystal from Palelni mine, Khetchel, Molo, Shan State, Myanmar

Phenakite var. Drill-bit Twinned Crystal from Palelni mine, Khetchel, Molo, Shan State, Myanmar

Phenakite var. Drill-bit Twinned Crystal from Palelni mine, Khetchel, Molo, Shan State, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 43990
Mineral:Phenakite var. Drill-bit Twinned Crystal
Locality:Palelni mine, Khetchel, Molo, Shan State, Myanmar
Description:Transparent crystal of colorless phenakite with complex termination mounted to an acrylic base. The upper half is internally flawless. The crystal shows classic twinning with reentrant faces all around the termination edges (resembling a rock drill bit).
Overall Size:18x10x10 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: For reference only
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