Tawmaw (Tawhmaw; Taw Maw), Hpakant-Tawmaw Jade Tract, Hpakant Township (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan), Mohnyin District (Moe Hnyin District), Kachin State, Burma (Myanmar)This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Transformation zone environment of an ophiolitic complex.
Amphibolites and chloritites at the contact between albitite (plagiogranite) vein (with chromite xenocrystals) and a serpentinite host-rock.
The albitite transformed to jadeitite.
Amphibolites formed by metasomatic reaction during HP/LT metamorphism (hydrous low-T eclogite facies or blue schist facies) (subduction).
Host rocks are magnetite chloritoschists, glaucophane schists and actinolitic schists.
Article on Mawsitsit, a gem material from this locality
25 entries listed. 20 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).
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Locality Updated: Wheal Mithian, Mithian, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UKFrom Peter Haas, 31st Aug 2014 00:06:07