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Phenakite Mine, Khetchel village (Cache village; Khat Che village), Molo quarter, Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmar

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 18' 44'' North , 96° 52' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.3122222222, 96.8680555556
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Burma
Other regions containing this locality:Asia


Also situated very close to the Palelni Mine. Virtually all well developed and sharp-edged phenakite crystals, originally attributed to "Mogok" or Palelni Mine, are from this locality (except for occasional findings in the alluvials of the Mogok valley) (Kyaw Khaing Win, pers. comm.).

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11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

De Ascenção Guedes, R., Lebocey, J. & Bayle (2010): Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 24-27 juin 2010. Le Règne Minéral. 94, 41-58. [on find of phenakite p. 54]

Bayle, L.-D. (2010): La Phenakite de Mogok! Le Règne Minéral. 94, 59.

Danisi, R.M., Armbruster, T., Wang, H., Günther, D., Nagashima, M., Reusser, E. and Bieri, W. (2015): Perettiite-(Y), IMA 2014-109. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 533; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535.

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