Custom Wire Wrapped Maw Sit Sit Jade Necklace/Pendant/Slide/Enhancer Sterling Silver .935 One of a kind. Size: 1 9/16 x 5/16 or 40mm x 8mm
Maw sit sit, also known as jade-albite, is a gemstone found exclusively in northern Burma. ... Maw sit sit is technically a rock rather than a mineral. It is composed of several different minerals, including kosmochlor (also known as ureyite), varying amounts of chromium-enriched jadeite, and albite feldspar. Maw-Sit-Sit got recognition in the year 1963 by the Swiss geologist late Dr. Edward Gubelin. It was named after the village of the North-west region of Burma, where this captivating gem nugget is found. Like its unique name, its chemical composition is too distinctive. In general, it is a green hued gem that also hold the veining of black to black-green color. Most of the gemstone contemplates to be a mineral composition but in case of Maw-sit-sit, it is speculated as a rock. The composition of this gem is formed of three different minerals in different quantities i.e. kosmochlor, Albite feldspar, and jadeite. Often regarded as a constituent of the jade family, this alluring gemstone assessed as a cousin of Jade.