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Oak-saung-taung (Oh Saung Taung; Phayar-taung), Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma (Myanmar)

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Detailed Mineral List:
'Apatite'
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Photo: © Michael C. Roarke. Apatite from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
Photo: © Harald Schillhammer. Calcite from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Sieghard Ellenberger data; Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Chondrodite from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens; Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Ekanite
Formula: (Ca,Fe2+,Pb)2(Th,U)[Si8O20]
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Ekanite from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
'Humite Group'
Reference: Dan Weinrich photo
Photo: © Weinrich Minerals, Inc.. Humite Group from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Norbergite
Formula: Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Description: Specimens labelled "Norbergite" coming from Oakssaung Hill has showed by analysis to be chondrodite or clinohumite. See messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-227088.html
Reference: Moore, T. (2004): What's New in Minerals. Denver Show 2003. Mineralogical Record. 35 (2), 151-156
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Sodalite var: Hackmanite
Formula: Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Reference: Sieghard Ellenberger data; Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Sieghard Ellenberger data; Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
Photo: © fabreminerals.com. Spinel from Oak-saung-taung, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Sieghard Ellenberger data
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens


13 entries listed. 9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

References

Moore, T. (2004): What's New in Minerals. Denver Show 2003. Mineralogical Record. 35 (2), 151-156

Themelis, T. (2008): Gems and Mines of Mogok

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