Painite and Ruby

Ohngaing, Pein-Pyit, Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Myanmar

1880

Striated, lustrous and translucent Painite crystal overgrown with a scattering of small Ruby crystals and areas of limonite staining.  Painite is a rare borate.

Formulas: Painite CaZrAl9(BO3)O15; Ruby Al2O3

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 18x10x8mm

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