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Spinel (cyclic twinned crystals) from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

 
Spinel (cyclic twinned crystals) from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel (cyclic twinned crystals) from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 49226
Mineral:Spinel (cyclic twinned crystals)
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Several lustrous dark red-purple transparent spinel crystals repeatedly twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning on the {111} plane. The repeated twinning in the same plane results in cyclic twin formation.
Overall Size:12x10x9 mm
Crystals:4-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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