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Taaffeite Crystal


Product No.: mj03-006



 
Taaffeite Crystal
Taaffeite Crystal
Taaffeite Crystal
Taaffeite Crystal
Taaffeite Crystal
Taaffeite Crystal

 

 

Mineral:
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S / Taaffeite
Chemical Formula:
Mg3Al8BeO16
Size:
20,6 x 14,3 x 9,0 mm
Weight:
22,18 ct or 4,44 g
Transparence:
subtranslucent - opaque
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Ohngaing (Ohn Gaing; Ohn Kai) village, near Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)

Here you get a taaffeite crystal with a partly hexagonal basic shape. The crystal seems to be grown in layers, where transparent layers are following more opaque sequences. One side of the crystal has been polished to measure the refraction index. An interesting reference specimen from Burma.