Who discovered painite?

Jolie Larson asked a question: Who discovered painite?
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Date created: Sat, Jul 17, 2021 10:49 PM
Date updated: Sun, Jul 3, 2022 11:46 AM


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Painite is a very rare borate mineral. It was first found in Myanmar by British mineralogist and gem dealer Arthur C.D. Pain who misidentified it as ruby, until it was discovered as a new gemstone in the 1950s. When it was confirmed as a new mineral species, the mineral was named after him.

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