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Spinel with Corundum var. Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

 
Spinel with Corundum var. Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel with Corundum var. Sapphire from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 49227
Mineral:Spinel with Corundum var. Sapphire
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Large translucent purple octahedral spinel with lustrous, compound surfaces that have transparent blue sapphire crystals, the gem variety of corundum, included in the surfaces of the spinel. Difficult to photograph - must see in person to appreciate.
Overall Size:18x16x10 mm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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