Phenakite Mine, Khetchel village (Cache village; Khat Che village), Molo quarter, Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmar
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||23° 18' 44'' North , 96° 52' 5'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||23.31222,96.86806|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Burma|
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.).
11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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541 - 4000 Ma
|Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.