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Bawsaing mine (Theingon mine), Heho, Kalaw Township, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmari
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Bawsaing mine (Theingon mine)Mine
Heho- not defined -
Kalaw TownshipTownship
Taunggyi DistrictDistrict
Shan StateState
MyanmarCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° North , 96° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~42km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Burma


Open-pit Pb-Zn(-Ag) mine.
Located 29 km NW of Taunggyi.

The wikipedia entry for Heho says "A dirt road northwest from Heho leads to the old silver-lead mines of Maw Son (Baw Zaing)."

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_22764.htm
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: http://www.freewebs.com/popa-mines/data/bawsaing.htm
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.freewebs.com/popa-mines/data/bawsaing.htm; https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_22764.htm
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_22764.htm
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.freewebs.com/popa-mines/data/bawsaing.htm

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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