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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 55645
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Pein Pyit, Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Transparent pink octahedral spinel crystal on one face of white marble. The spinel has naturally rounded edges the result of crystallizing simultaneously with the marble. The internal transparency of the spinel crystal is better than commonly found.
Overall Size:30x15x8 mm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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