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Kyauk-saung-Kyatpyin, Marble Ark, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
Regional Level Types
Kyauk-saung-Kyatpyin- not defined -
Marble ArkMining Area
Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 55' 21'' North , 96° 25' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)8.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


It is a primary ruby deposit. The marble is gray-bluish often with mica (no sphene is found). Ruby mining takes place in a typical gwè-dwin scheme reaching over 50 meters in depth. Diopsides, scapolites and spinels are also recovered in the same area. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
'Scapolite'
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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Myanmar
  • Mandalay Region
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District

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