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Vietnam is divided into 58 provinces (Vietnamese: tỉnh) and 5 municipalities existing at the same level as provinces (thành phố trực thuộc trung ương).
The provinces are divided into districts (huyện), provincial cities (thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh), and district-level towns (thị xã), which are subdivided into commune-level towns (thị trấn) or communes (xã).
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
145 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Igneous rock
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
- Superficial deposit
Localities in this RegionShow map
- ⭔An Giang Province
- ⭔Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province
- ⭔Bac Giang Province
- ⭔Bac Kan Province
- ⭔Bac Lieu Province
- ⭔Bac Ninh Province
- ⭔Ben Tre Province
- ⭔Bin Thuan Province
- ⭔Binh Dinh Province
- ⭔Cao Bang Province
- ⭔Da Nang
- ⭔Dak Lak Province
- ⭔Đồng Nai Province
- ⭔Gia Lai Province
- ⭔Hà Giang Province
- ⭔Khánh Hòa Province
- ⭔Kiên Giang Province
- ⭔Kon Tum Province
- ⭔Lai Chau Province
- ⭔Lam Dong Province
- ⭔Lang Son Province
- ⭔Lao Cai Province
- Lao Cai Province
- ⭔Nghe An Province (Nghe Tinh Province)
- ⭔Ninh Thuan Province
- ⭔Phu Tho Province
- ⭔Phu Yen Province
- ⭔Quang Binh Province
- Quang Nam-Dà Nang Province
- ⭔Quang Nam Province
- ⭔Quảng Ngãi Province (Quang Ngai Province)
- ⭔Quang Ninh Province
- ⭔Son La Province
- ⭔Tai Ninh Province
- ⭔Thai Nguyen Province
- ⭔Thanh Hoa Province
- ⭔Thua Thiên-Hué Province
- ⭔Tuyen Quang Province
- ⭔Vinh Phu Province
- ⭔Yenbai Province (Yen Bai Province)
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Van Long, P., Quang Vinh, H., Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D.,
Lhomme, T., Schwarz, D., Fallick, A., Dubessy, J., and Trong Trinh, P. (2004): Gem corundum deposits in Vietnam. Journal of Gemmology, 29(3), 129–147.
Pham Van Long, Gaston Giuliani, Virginie Garnier, Daniel Ohnenstetter (2004) Gemstones in Vietnam. The Australian Gemmologist Volume 22, Number 4, xx-xx. [http://www.palagems.com/gemstones-in-vietnam/]
Le Thi-Thu Huong, Tobias Häger, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Christoph Hauzenberger, Dietmar Schwarz, Pham Van Long, Ursula Wehmeister, Nguyen Ngoc Khoi, and Nguy Tuyet Nhung (2012): Gemstones from Vietnam: An Update. Gems & Gemology 48, 158-176. [http://www.gia.edu/doi/10_5741-GEMS_48_3_158]
Yolanda Fong-Sam (2016): The Mineral industry of Vietnam. 2013 Minerals Yearbook, USGS, 29.1-29.11. [https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2013/myb3-2013-vn.pdf]
Yolanda Fong-Sam (2017): The Mineral industry of Vietnam. 2014 Minerals Yearbook, USGS, 27.1-27.12. [https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2014/myb3-2014-vn.pdf]