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Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Myanmari
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Meyon gold depositDeposit
Mon StateState
MyanmarCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 16° North , 97° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~172km
Locality type:Deposit
Other/historical names associated with this locality:, Burma


Orogenic gold-quartz veins hosted by a thick Carboniferous sequence of slate, argillite, phyllite, schist, and minor massive turbiditic graywacke of the Mergui Group (Mogok Metamorphic Belt) which were intruded by granitic to mafic intrusions.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009): Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Zaw Naing Oo, Khin Zaw (2009) Geology and mineralization characteristics of Meyon gold deposit, Mon State, Southern Myanmar. Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Congress on Geology. Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, p. 32. [https://www.segweb.org/SEG/_Events/Conference_Website_Archives/2015/Conference_Proceedings/files/topics/..%5Cpdf%5CPoster-Presentations%5CAbstracts%5CP104-Oo.pdf]


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