Dattaw-taung (Dattaw hill), Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region (Mandalay Division), Myanmar
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||22° 57' 27'' North , 96° 31' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||22.9575, 0|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Burma|
The foothills of the general mining area at Dattaw are located about 3 km NE of downtown Mogôk in the direction of Momeik. Dattaw is one of the most important areas in Mogôk where a multitude of gems and other minerals are found.
This area is characterized by alluvial, pegmatite, skarn, contact zone, and marble deposits, all integrated into one mass, resulting in a very complicated geology. The rocks of Dattaw are leucogranite, scapolite marble, ruby-bearing marble, diopside marble, apatite-phlogopite-diopside marble, pure marble, graphite marble, graphite-phlogopite marble, phlogopite-forsterite marble, and gneiss. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
NOTE: The grid reference is centered on the summit of Dattaw Hill.
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Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok