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Ohn-bin-Kyatpyin, Marble Ark, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
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Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 55' 18'' North , 96° 25' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)8.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


This joint venture mine is located at the bottom of the hill adjacent to Kyauk-saung-Kyatpyin mine.
Ruby, sapphire, spinel, moonstone and zircon are mined from the alluvium, utilizing lebin and small-size open-pit mining schemes. Other gems are recovered from the numerous loos (twisted holes) in the karst topography. Most of these gems are small, below 3 carats and of low-to-medium quality. In 2003 the gem mines were closed. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

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
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'Moonstone'
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
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
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Moonstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Moonstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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