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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78962
Mineral:Spinel in marble
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Lustrous transparent red spinel crystals in gray marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite impurities. The spinel crystals are flattened octahedral form that appear triangular. The spinel crystals fluoresce red under longwave UV illumination.
Overall Size:18x13x11 mm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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