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Kyaukpazat gold mine (Choukpazat gold mine), Kyaukpazat (Choukpazat), Wuntho Township, Katha District, Sagaing Region, Myanmari
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Kyaukpazat gold mine (Choukpazat gold mine)Mine
Kyaukpazat (Choukpazat)- not defined -
Wuntho TownshipTownship
Katha DistrictDistrict
Sagaing RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 95° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~30km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Burma


NNW-SSE and nearly E-W trending gold- and sulphides-bearing quartz±carbonate veins in the highly sheared Mawgyi andesite and associated Shwedaung Formation.

Located in Upper Myanmar.

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Indian Plate (India Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: H. Louis (1897): Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine 11, 215-216.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: H. Louis (1897): Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine 11, 215-216.
'Calcite Group'
Formula: AXO3
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: H. Louis (1897): Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine 11, 215-216.; Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: H. Louis (1897): Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine 11, 215-216.; Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: H. Louis (1897): Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine 11, 215-216.; Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014): Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Calcite Group'-AXO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Calcite Group'-AXO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Calcite GroupAXO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Louis, H. (1897) Note on Altaite from Burma. Mineralogical Magazine, 11, 215-216.
Cho Cho Aye and Ye Myint Swe (2014) Mineralogical investigation of refractory gold ores of the Kawlin Wuntho area: Kyaukpahto and Kyaukpazat gold mines. GEOSEA XIII - GeoMyanmar 2014, 10-11 March 2014, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Abstracts, 20-21.


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