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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79028
Mineral:Spinel, Zircon, Pyrite in marble
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Many lustrous transparent-to-translucent red spinel crystals in yellowish zircon (recognizable under SW UV) and gray marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite impurities. The spinel crystals are octahedral form with naturally rounded edges. The spinel fluoresces red under LW-SW UV; zircon fluoresces yellow under SW UV.
Overall Size:34x30x20 mm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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