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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79044
Mineral:Spinel
Locality:Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar
Description:Lustrous transparent pink-red spinel crystal with no matrix attached. The spinel crystal is octahedral form, with naturally rounded edges, and has complex concave surface depressions where the spinel crystallized with marble that later dissolved away. Fluoresces red under SW-LW UV illumination. Weight: 2.9 grams
Overall Size:14x13x12 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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