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Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

 
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 78903
Mineral:Spinel with Zircon in marble with Pyrite
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Two lustrous translucent red spinel crystals in gray marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite impurities and scattered colorless zircon (recognizable under SW UV). The spinel crystals are octahedral form with striated edges. The spinel fluoresces red under LW-SW UV; zircon fluoresces yellow under SW UV.
Overall Size:37x25x18 mm
Crystals:7-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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