Petalite Crystal is from the Molo Quarter, Momeik Township


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This petalite crystal is from the Palelni MIneĀ  in the Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter in the Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmar. This area contains several gem species including petalite. It is a silicate that contains the elements Li, Al, Si, and O. Petalite is commonly found in irregular and etched, floater type, crystals. This crystal has a transparent interior with etched surfaces on all sides of the crystals. It is mostly colorless with clay or oxide staining in the deeper etching. It is free from any attached matrix. It measures 1 3/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 inches or 30 x 22 x 6 mm. It weighs 35 carats.

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Weight 4 oz