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C10-MVGPerettiite-(Y) Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24

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Phenakite Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmar

Dimensions: 1.3 mm x 0.1 mm x 0.1 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.3 mm

Copyright: © Crystal-treasure.com      Photo ID: 790563     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 191   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6000 x 4000 pixels (24.0 Mpix)

LP1-YJUPoudretteite KNa2B3Si12O30

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Pyant Gyi mine, Pein-Pyit, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Dimensions: 19.5 mm x 17.4 mm x 15.3 mm

Here you see a museum piece for this mineral species, sharp lustrous termination with great pink pleochroism along the c-axis.

The crystal has a weight of 39,93 carats and a size of 19,5 x 17,4 x 15,3 mm.
Copyright: © www.crystal-treasure.com      Photo ID: 473225     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 2457   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 723 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

Pyang (Pyant) Gyi Mine, East of Mogok

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Pyant Gyi mine, Pein-Pyit, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Pyant Gyi Mine, East of Mogok
Copyright: © www.crystal-treasure.com      Photo ID: 473222     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 1201   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 820 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

6AP-C6DPoudretteite KNa2B3Si12O30

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Pyant Gyi mine, Pein-Pyit, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Dimensions: 10.8 mm x 6.4 mm x 4.7 mm

Fine crystallized poudretteite crystal, although it’s not very prismatic shaped the termination is superb, for this mostly very etched species.

Size:10,8 x 6,4 x 4,7 mm

Copyright: © Crystal-Treasure.com      Photo ID: 451481     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 731   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

J9F-WXLHibonite CaAl12O19

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Tha-Yet-Pin-Pyint, Kyauk-Pyat-That, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Dimensions: 5.6 mm x 4.9 mm x 4.3 mm

The exact locality is : Tha-Yet-Pin-Pyint, near Ka-Pine, West of Mogok, Myanmar
This transparent crystal is doubly terminated and shows hexagonal bipyramidal shape. Weight: 0,99 cts. dimensions: 5,6 x 4,9 x 4,3 mm

Copyright: © Crystal-Treasure.com      Photo ID: 418407     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 829   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

D79-Y2HAlmandine Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3

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Thabeikkyin, Thabeikkyin Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Dimensions: 11.3 mm x 8.2 mm x 4.5 mm

An absolute rarity: A Trapiche Garnet or Trapiche Almandine.
The stone has been polished at one side, disclosing a typical 6-ray pattern, caused by oriented rutile needle inclusions. The weight is 4,18 cts. and the dimensions are 11,3 x 8,2 x 4,5 mm.


Copyright: © Crystal-Treasure.com      Photo ID: 418404     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 1127   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

XH6-MG2Hibonite CaAl12O19

Multiple photos available
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Tha-Yet-Pin-Pyint, Kyauk-Pyat-That, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Dimensions: 11.9 mm x 5.9 mm x 4 mm

The exact locality is : Tha-Yet-Pin-Pyint, near Ka-Pine, West of Mogok, Myanmar
The crystal is gemmy and doubly terminated and has a weight of 3,08 cts and dimensions of 11,9 x 5,9 x 4,0 mm
Photo ID: 418401     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 937   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

UFE-CAQChrysoberyl BeAl2O4

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Rakwana, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Dimensions: 40 mm x 38.5 mm x 19.4 mm

Size: 40,0 x 38,5 x 19,4 mm
Weight: 209,6 carats

Great specimen with only one fracture plane on the base of the crystal. The interior is hosting a kind of silk-like inclusions which would produce a cat’s eye effect.
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J4V-PGGSpinel MgAl2O4

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Kahawatta, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Dimensions: 12.3 mm x 11.1 mm x 10.7 mm

Size: 12,3 x 11,1 x 10,7 mm Weight:12,82 ct
Rare biclored specimen with one flat crystal face.
Copyright: © Crystal-Treasure.com      Photo ID: 324712     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 611   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

0C7-01AStibiotantalite Sb(Ta,Nb)O4 , Elbaite Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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Pyingyi Taung, Male, Letpanhla, Singu Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

The specimen was found in 2007 in the mine close to Letpanhla village near Mount Pyin Gyi Thaung, Singu Township, Mandalay Division, Burma (Myanmar). The elbaite crystal is doubly terminated and shows a basal pinacoid at one side. The stibiotantalite is around 1,5 cm long discloses a termination and parallel intergrowths.
Copyright: © Crystal-Treasure.com      Photo ID: 179067     Uploaded by: Sieghard Ellenberger   View Count: 1280   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 819 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)
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