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Malaysia

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Area:329,847 km2


Malaysia is divided into 13 states (Negeri) and 3 federal territories (Wilayah Persekutuan). These are divided between two regions, with 11 states and 2 federal territories on Peninsular Malaysia and the other 2 states and 1 federal territory in East Malaysia.
Each state is further divided into districts, which are then divided into mukim. In Sabah and Sarawak districts are grouped into "Divisions".


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Albite

Altaite

'Alumotungstite'

Alunite

'Amber'

Andradite

Ankerite

Antimony

Ardealite

Arsenic

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Aurostibite

Azurite

Baryte

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brushite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Cinnabar

Cosalite

Covellite

Cubanite

Diaspore

Dickite

Diopside

Dolomite

'Electrum'

Enargite

Epidote

Famatinite

Fluoborite

Fluorite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gibbsite

Goethite

Gold

Grossular

Gypsum

Hannayite

Helvine

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hessite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite (TL)

Ilmenite

Iridium

var: Osmiridium

Jalpaite

Jamesonite

Kaolinite

Kesterite

'K Feldspar'

Leucophosphite

'Limonite'

Luzonite

Magnetite

Malachite

Malayaite (TL)

Marcasite

Mckinstryite

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Mercury

Metacinnabar

Meymacite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monetite

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Newberyite

Niahite (TL)

Nordstrandite (TL)

Opal

Orpiment

Petzite

Pharmacolite

Phlogopite

Pitticite

Prehnite

Pyrite

var: Arsenian Pyrite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Realgar

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

Sarabauite (TL)

Scheelite

Schoenfliesite

Scorodite

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Stannite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Strengite

Struvite

Talc

Taranakite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Uytenbogaardtite

Variscite

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

Wakabayashilite

Whitlockite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-2M'

Yttrotungstite-(Ce) (TL)

Yttrotungstite-(Y) (TL)

'Zinnwaldite'


113 valid minerals. 7 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region


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References

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Scrivenor, J.B. (1928): The geology of Malayan ore-deposits, London, 216 pp.
Bean, J.H. (1966). Malaysia mineral distribution map, 4th ed. Kuala Lumpur.
Hutchison, C.S. (1973): Volcanic Activity. In: D.J. Gobbett and C.S. Hutchison (Ed.), Geology of the Malay Peninsula. Wiley, New York, 177-214.
Hosking, K.F.G. (1973): The primary tin mineralisation patterns of W Malaysia. Geol. Soc. Malays. Bull., 6: 297-308.
Hosking, K.F.G. (1973): Primary mineral deposits. In: D.J. Gobbett and C.S., Hutchison (Ed.), Geology of the Malay Peninsula. Wiley, New York, 335-402.
Hutchison, C.S. (1973): Metamorphism. In: D.J. Gobbett and C.S. Hutchison (Ed.), Geology of the Malay Peninsula. Wiley, New York, 253-303.
Hutchison, C.S. (1977): Granite emplacement and tectonic subdivision of Peninsular Malaysia. Geol. Soc. Malays. Bull., 9, 187-207.
Rajah, S.S., F. Chand & D.S. Singh (1977): The granitoids and mineralization of the Eastern Belt of Peninsular Malaysia. Bull. Geol. Soc. Malaysia, 9, 209-232.
Lahner, L. (1982): Malaysia and Brunei: Hannover, Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Rohstoffwirtschaftlicher Länderbericht 26, 108 pp. (in German).
Hauner, U. (1996): Lagerstätten und Mineralien der malaiischen Halbinsel. Aufschluss, 47 (1), 29-37 (in German).
Pui-Kwan Tse (2013): The Mineral Industry of Malaysia. US Geol. Survey Minerals Yearbook.
Hutchison, C. (2015): The Geology of the Peninsula of Malaysia. Geol. Survey Malaysia, xx pp.
Gräf, D. (2016): Zinn-Gewinnung auf der malaiischen Halbinsel. Aufschluss, 67 (5), 253-261 (in German).

External Links

http://www.jmg.gov.my/ [Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia]

http://www.gsm.org.my/ [Geological Society of Malaysia]

http://www.statoids.com/umy.html

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