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Petalite Crystals from Burma




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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12083a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12083e.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12083b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12083d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12083c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 12083 - $ 70.00

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm (thumbnail)


An almost ethereal, highly etched champagne hue crystal of Petalite. The interior of the crystal is nearly 100% gem quality.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12084b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12084e.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12084d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12084a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12084c.JPG]


No. PET BUR 12084 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.1 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm (thumbnail)


This crystal, despite some strong areas of etching, still has retained a fair amount of its original crystal form and is rather gemmy and lustrous.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12085a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12085b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12085c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 12085 - $ 80.00

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.4 x 2.3 x 1.8 cm (thumbnail)


For those fans of highly etched gem crystals, this one is for you. It has rather deeply etched caverns considering the relative size of the crystal. The piece can be displayed from several angles, as you can see in the photos.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12086a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12086d.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12086c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12086b.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 12086 - $ 130.00

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.0 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm (thumbnail)


This crystal has some of the most well formed, un-etched, smooth crystal faces of any that I have seen from this locality. It is not 100% complete, but it does show excellent form and is fairly gemmy as well.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12087a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12087c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12087b.JPG]


No. PET BUR 12087 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm (thumbnail)


This crystal is a bit more etched than some of the others in the lot, but has a very attractive wedge-shape and is absolutely water-clear in areas.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12088c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12088b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12088a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12088d.JPG]


No. PET BUR 12088 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.2 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm (thumbnail)


This rather gemmy crystal shows small etching patterns on all sides. It has a slightly deeper champagne color than most, and is actually a good piece of gem rough due to its blocky shape and great transparency.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089f.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12089e.jpg]


No. PET BUR 12089 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 3.2 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm (miniature)


One of the largest crystals in the lot with a very sculptural appearance due to the dramatic etching that took place. This crystal is extremely gemmy, and has a delicate glassy luster all over. A very cool toenail specimen with a beautiful form.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120810b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120810c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120810d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120810a.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 120810 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.7 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (thumbnail)


This crystal has a good balance of being both etched and un-etched. The silhouette of piece shows it has a very classic form, but upon closer inspection one can see that it has some very attractive etching patterns throughout. The piece has excellent luster and gemminess, making it one of the most interesting pieces in the lot.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120811b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120811a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120811d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120811c.JPG]


No. PET BUR 120811 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm (thumbnail)


This specimen has some rather strong areas of etching which are complimented nicely by the fact that the crystal has still retained some of its original form. It is a rather gemmy crystal with a lovely champagne hue. A very attractive specimen of this material.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120812b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120812d.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120812a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120812c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 120812 - $ 95.00 SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (thumbnail)


A very gemmy crystal with a subtle champagne color and strong etching patterns on all sides. This piece is nearly water clear when backlit and might possibly be a good candidate for somebody to wire-wrap into a unique pendant.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120813b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120813e.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120813a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120813d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120813c.JPG]


No. PET BUR 120813 - $ 115.00 SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.8 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm (thumbnail)


This smooth yet pointed wedge-shaped crystal has some deep zones of etching, but still shows part of its original crystal form. The nearly transparent quality combined with the lovely champagne color and shapely appearance make this a wonderfully unique crystal from this find.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120814a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120814b.JPG]


No. PET BUR 120814 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm (thumbnail)


This thin Petalite crystal has some beautiful stepped etched patterns on both sides. The piece has a lighter color than the others and is rather gemmy in areas.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120815a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120815e.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120815b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120815d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120815c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 120815 - $ 200.00

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 3.7 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm (miniature)


This is the largest crystal in the lot, and is certainly impressive as it is nearly 100% water-clear, gem quality throughout. On all sides, one can see both smooth and stepped etching patterns which give the specimen a beautiful appearance like a champagne crystal caterpillar.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120816a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120816b.JPG]


No. PET BUR 120816 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 1.5 x 1.4 x 0.8 cm (thumbnail)


This etched crystal has a lovely color and striated etching patterns on several sides.



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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120817d.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120817e.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120817c.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120817a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur120817b.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 120817 - $ 150.00 SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.6 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm (thumbnail)


This beautiful, glassy crystal is nearly 100% water-clear gem quality with a lovely sculptural appearance and a subtle champagne tone. It is one of my personal favorites in the lot for visual appeal and superb transparency. A wonderful full-sized thumbnail specimen of this material.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12081a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12081d.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12081b.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12081c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 12081 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm (thumbnail)


The best euhedral crystal in the lot. It is one of the finest Petalite crystals that I have seen from any locality due to its nearly water-clear transparency and complete crystal faces. It is priced well below many other similar crystals that I have seen from the locality.

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Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12082b.jpg] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12082a.JPG] Petalite from Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar) [./PetBur1208/PetBur12082c.JPG]


No. Pet Bur 12082 - SOLD

Petalite

Locality: Palelni mine, Khetchel Village, Molo Quarter, Momeik Township, Shan Sate, Burma (Myanmar)

Specimen Size: 2.3 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm (thumbnail)


A good representative crystal of this material with a few rather smooth, un-etched faces and good translucent champagne color.

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