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Nay-pyi-daw mine, Dattaw-mid, Dattaw-taung (Dattaw hill), Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
Regional Level Types
Nay-pyi-daw mineMine
Dattaw-mid- not defined -
Dattaw-taung (Dattaw hill)- not defined -
Mogok ValleyValley
Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 57' 20'' North , 96° 31' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 22.95556,96.51972
GeoHash:G#: whhds6gtb
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)4.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Burma


The ruby-bearing marble bands are very coarse-grained and the gems are mined in an open-pit scheme. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Ruby-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3191083
Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok


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