Gemstone Inclusions

A gemstone inclusions are crystal, gas or liquid particles or fractures that is trapped inside of another mineral. The gemstone inclusions grow inside of the gemstone over time.

Biotite mica and liquid feather inclusion in mauve coloured sapphire from Mogok.
60X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Twinning planes and negative crystals in white sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Dark fieldillumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Three sets of rutile needles showing interference colour in purple sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Solid crystal and three sets of short rutile needles in pink sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Oblique and dark field illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Rutile needles and small flake particles in sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Rutile inclusion in sapphire from Mogok.
40X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Minute rutile particles like zoning in pink sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Minute fluid two phase inclusion in topaz from Mogok.
40X. Dark field illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Liquid feather in sapphire from Mogok.
50X. Dark field illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Curved growth lines and healing fissures by quenched method in flux synthetic ruby.
70X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Biotite mica and liquid feather inclusion in mauve coloured sapphire from Mogok.
60X dark field

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Biotite mica and finger print feather in mauve coloured sapphire from Mogok.
60X. Oblique illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Biotite mica and finger print feather in mauve coloured sapphire from Mogok.
60X fiber optic

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Two phase inclusion in quartz
dark field illumination 40X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Two phase in yellow sapphire from Mogok
dark field illumination and oblique illumination 40X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Solid crystal with needle in quartz
dark field illumination 40X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Liquid feather in Quartz 40X
dark field illumination

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Hollow tube inclusion like a tree in danburite
dark field illumination 35X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Hollow tube in Danburite
dark field illumination 25X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Garnet crystal in Topaz from Mogok
dark field illumination and oblique illumination 50X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Fibrous needles in Aquamarine
dark field illumination 40X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Fibrous and liquid feather Inclusion in Topaz from Mogok
fluorescence light illumination 20X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Curved negative tubes inclusion in white fluorite from Sakhan Gyi Mogok
dark field illumination 30X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI

Biotite mica flakes in green sapphire from Mogok
dark field illumination 50X

Photo : Sai & Miwai , SGI