New discoveries of painite in Myanmar (Burma)

George R. Rossman

Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125-2500, USA


A report presents information of new discoveries of the rare mineral painite in the vicinity of the original locality near Mogok, Myanmar. It presents a photo of more than 50 faceted stones and reports the discovery of a new source of painite near Namya in northern Myanmar.