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Yankin-taung (Safe Hill), Marble Ark, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
Regional Level Types
Yankin-taung (Safe Hill)- not defined -
Marble ArkMining Area
Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 55' 11'' North , 96° 26' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)7.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


The single joint venture mine site is situated south of Kyatpyin-the-dot-sho.
Rubies are recovered in primary marble (22°55'11"N. 96°26'01"E. at the worksite). Rubies, fewer blue sapphires and other gems are found in the alluvium (22°55'13"N. 96°26'04"E. at the worksite). No mining operations took place in 1999, but in 2001 the mines reopened to mine rubies, spinels, diopsides and scapolites. By November 2003 the gem mining activity was intensified. - Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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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
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
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
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.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6

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Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

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

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