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Pilok, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailandi
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PilokSubdistrict
Kanchanaburi ProvinceProvince
ThailandCountry

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14° 40' 14'' North , 98° 22' 59'' East
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A Sn-W occurrence consisting of vein systems as well as localized carbonate replacement skarn, caused by the intrusion of granitoid rocks.

Pilok, with an area of around 725 square kilometres, is a sub-district of the Thong Pha Phum District and the area is one of the most productive tin-tungsten primary deposits in Thailand. Located along the Thai-Myanmar border.

The mines of the Pilok district extend over an area of 30 x 2 kilometres in length along the Thailand - Myanmar border.

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11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.; Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.; Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Mahawat, C. (1988): The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709 in: C. S. Hutchison (ed.), Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., & Kuroda, Y. (1994). The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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Mahawat, C. (1988) The Geological Characteristics of the Pilok Sn-W-Mo Deposits, West Thailand. Pp. 696-709. In: C.S. Hutchison (ed.) Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific, Springer, 718 pp.
Lehmann, B., Jungyusuk, N., Khositanont, S., Höhndorf, A., and Kuroda, Y. (1994) The tin-tungsten ore system of Pilok, Thailand. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 10(1-2), 51-63.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilok
Wikidata ID:Q16326854


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