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Myaw-pyet, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 55' 53'' North , 96° 31' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 22.93139,96.52583
GeoHash:G#: whhdkqxcn
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Burma


Red spinels are mostly produced. Rubies, sapphires and other gems are also found.
At the nearby area the following minerals are found in the alluvium: gem quality grayish scapolite and gray chatoyant scapolite, non-gem quality adularia, gem quality adularescent and chatoyant moonstone, chrysoberyl, fibrolite, iolite and quartz. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Cordierite var: Iolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'Moonstone'
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'Scapolite'
Colour: Grayish and gray chatoyant
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Sillimanite var: Fibrolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
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
'Chrysoberyl'4.BA.05BeAl2O4
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
var: Iolite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
var: Fibrolite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Moonstone-
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 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Cordierite
var: Iolite
-(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Moonstone'-
'Scapolite'-
Sillimanite
var: Fibrolite
-Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
OOxygen
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Sillimanite (var: Fibrolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Sillimanite (var: Fibrolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Sillimanite (var: Fibrolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Cordierite (var: Iolite)(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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