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Tanai Township (Tanaing Township), Myitkyina District, Kachin State, Myanmari
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Tanai Township (Tanaing Township)Township
Myitkyina DistrictDistrict
Kachin StateState
MyanmarCountry

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Locality type:Township
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Burma


Roughly 90 air km NNE of Hpakan (Phakant).

Northernmost gemstone occurrences in Myanmar (pers. comm. Kyaw Kaing Win to Harald Schillhammer 2012).

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amber'
'Amber var: Burmite'
Formula: C10H16O + (H2S)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Han Htun & George E. Harlow. Identifying Sources among Burmese Rubies. American Museum Natural History website accessed 7/3/2013
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Han Htun & George E. Harlow. Identifying Sources among Burmese Rubies. American Museum Natural History website accessed 7/3/2013
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Re-entry of old Mindat data
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Re-entry of old Mindat data
Gold
Formula: Au
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Re-entry of old Mindat data

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amber'-
'var: Burmite'-C10H16O + (H2S)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amber'-
'var: Burmite'-C10H16O + (H2S)
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amber (var: Burmite)C10H16O + (H2S)
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C Amber (var: Burmite)C10H16O + (H2S)
OOxygen
O Amber (var: Burmite)C10H16O + (H2S)
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
SSulfur
S Amber (var: Burmite)C10H16O + (H2S)
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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