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Pyaung Gaung, Bernardmyo, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmari
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Mogok TownshipTownship
Pyin-Oo-Lwin DistrictDistrict
Mandalay RegionRegion
MyanmarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° 0' 2'' North , 96° 27' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mogok90,843 (2016)10.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Burma


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12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
'Chabazite'
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection (SXRD-analysed by Uwe Kolitsch); Kolitsch et al., to be published
'Chrysoprase'
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Enstatite
Formula: Mg2Si2O6
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Habit: peridots may be formed as individual euhedral to subhedral crystals with pinacoid, prism and pyramid faces, as well as in multiple clusters pointing towards the center of the pocket.
Colour: yellowish green to green
Reference: Kyaw Thu (2007): The Igneous Rocks of the Mogok Stone Tract: Their Distributions, Petrography, Petrochemistry, Sequence, Geochronology and Economic Geology. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geology, University of Yangon, Myanmar. (Reprinted by palaminerals.com) ; Shigley, J. E., Laurs, B. M., Janse, A. J. A., Elen, S., & Dirlam, D. M. (2010). Gem Localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, 46(3).
Forsterite var. Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Habit: peridots may be formed as individual euhedral to subhedral crystals with pinacoid, prism and pyramid faces, as well as in multiple clusters pointing towards the center of the pocket.
Colour: yellowish green to green
Reference: Kyaw Thu (2007): The Igneous Rocks of the Mogok Stone Tract: Their Distributions, Petrography, Petrochemistry, Sequence, Geochronology and Economic Geology. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geology, University of Yangon, Myanmar. (Reprinted by palaminerals.com) ; Shigley, J. E., Laurs, B. M., Janse, A. J. A., Elen, S., & Dirlam, D. M. (2010). Gem Localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, 46(3).
'Hornblende'
Colour: Greenish
Reference: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
Magnetite var. Ishkulite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: JR Montgomery Collection
Pyroaurite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Harlow G1, Thu K (2014) Hydrothermal recrystallization of dunitic olivine: peridot from Pyaung-Gaung, Myanmar and other examples. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 198

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var. Ishkulite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Pyroaurite5.DA.50Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Enstatite9.DA.05Mg2Si2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
var. Peridot9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pyroaurite16b.6.2.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1Mg2Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chrysoprase'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Forsterite
var. Peridot
-Mg2SiO4
'Hornblende'-
Magnetite
var. Ishkulite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
OOxygen
O Forsterite var. PeridotMg2SiO4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Magnetite var. IshkuliteFe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Forsterite var. PeridotMg2SiO4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Forsterite var. PeridotMg2SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si EnstatiteMg2Si2O6
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CrChromium
Cr Magnetite var. IshkuliteFe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Magnetite var. IshkuliteFe2+(Fe3+,Cr3+)2O4
Fe PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O

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