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Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal


Product No.: mj03-057



 
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal
Partly Gemmy Taaffeite Crystal

 

 

Mineral:
Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S / Taaffeite
Chemical Formula:
Mg3Al8BeO16
Size:
17,9 x 14,4 x 11,6 mm
Weight:
29,12 ct or 5,82 g
Transparence:
opaque - transparent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Ohngaing (Ohn Gaing; Ohn Kai) village, near Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)

This taaffeite rough crystal discloses partly gemmy areas; the most of the specimen is more translucent to opaque. One side was again polished in order to check the refraction indices. Rough transparent taaffeite crystals are rarely found in Burma.