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Le-U-thet-kachan, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
Regional Level Types
Le-U-thet-kachan- not defined -
Mogok ValleyValley
Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 56' 23'' North , 96° 31' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)3.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


This mining area is located just south of Ohn-bin. Ruby, star ruby, blue sapphire, color-change sapphire, star sapphire, spinel, chrysoberyl, danburite, scapolite and tourmaline are found in the alluvium and they are mined by open-pit methods. These gems are of faceting and cabochon grade, mostly of small size. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Colour: Blue, color-change
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Star Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Star Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'Scapolite'
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Star Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
var: Star Ruby-Al2O3
var: Star Sapphire-Al2O3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Corundum (var: Star Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Star Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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