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Yesekan Mine, Pein-Pyit (Painpyit; Pyan Pyit), Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
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Yesekan MineMine
Pein-Pyit (Painpyit; Pyan Pyit)- not defined -
Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 58' 50'' North , 96° 34' 23'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)9.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


Abandoned mine on the rear side of the hill where the Pein-Pyit police station is located. Main product was gem danburite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Dr. Kyaw Khaing Win, personal communication
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Dr. Kyaw Khaing Win, personal communication

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
OOxygen
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CaCalcium
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

AsiaContinent
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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