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Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

 
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 78586
Mineral:Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent red spinel crystals in gray marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite impurities and scattered colorless zircon crystals (recognizable under SW UV). The spinel crystals are octahedral form in parallel orientation. The spinel fluoresces red under LW-SW UV; zircon fluoresces yellow under SW UV.
Overall Size:55x40x20 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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