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Phenakite Mine, Khetchel village (Cache village; Khat Che village), Molo quarter, Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmari
Regional Level Types
Phenakite MineMine
Khetchel village (Cache village; Khat Che village)Village
Molo quarter- not defined -
Momeik TownshipTownship
Kyaukme DistrictDistrict
Shan StateState
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° 18' 44'' North , 96° 52' 5'' East
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Other/historical 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.).

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: 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.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Dr. Kyaw Khaing Win data
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Dr. Kyaw Khaing Win data
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: 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.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: 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.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Perettiite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
Type Locality:
Reference: 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. ; 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. ; Danisi, R.M., Armbruster, T., Libowitzky, E., Wang, Hao A.O., Günther, D. Nagashima, M. Reusser, E. and Bieri W. (2015): Perettiite-(Y), Y3+2Mn2+4Fe2+[Si2B8O24], a new mineral from Momeik, Myanmar. European Journal of Mineralogy. 27: 793-803
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: Dr. Kyaw Khaing Win data
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection; Bayle,L.-D. (2010): La Phenakite de Mogok! Le Règne Minéral. 94, 59
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: 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.
Tusionite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
Reference: 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.
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data 2018, Sieghard Ellenberger specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 6 - Borates
Tusionite6.AA.15Mn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Perettiite-(Y) (TL)-Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
AmBn[XO3]p
Tusionite24.3.3.2Mn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with tetrahedral Al cross-linking
Petalite72.6.1.1LiAl(Si4O10)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
Perettiite-(Y) (TL)-Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
LiLithium
Li PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
BeBeryllium
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TusioniteMn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
OOxygen
O Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TusioniteMn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
MnManganese
Mn Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
Mn TusioniteMn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
YYttrium
Y Perettiite-(Y)Y2Mn4FeSi2B8O24
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
SnTin
Sn TusioniteMn2+Sn4+[BO3]2
CeCerium
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
UUranium
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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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