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Myatsawnyinaung, Taungoo (Toungoo; Tangoo), Taungoo Township, Taungoo District, Bago Region (Bago Division; Pegu Division), Myanmari
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Taungoo (Toungoo; Tangoo)- not defined -
Taungoo TownshipTownship
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 54' 55'' North , 96° 30' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.91551,96.51064
GeoHash:G#: w5kes5kyu
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
Taungoo106,945 (2016)8.6km
Pyu40,386 (2016)48.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:, , Burma

Gold panning in the Myatsawnyinaung area, located 10 km east of Taungoo ("Tangoo-Htantabin area", Win et al., 2001). Some diamonds were also found.

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2 valid minerals.

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Formula: C
Reference: Win, T.T., Davies, R.M., Griffin, W.L., Wathanakul, P. & French, D.H. (2001): Distribution and characteristics of diamonds from Myanmar. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 19, 563-577.
Formula: Au
Reference: Win, T.T., Davies, R.M., Griffin, W.L., Wathanakul, P. & French, D.H. (2001): Distribution and characteristics of diamonds from Myanmar. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 19, 563-577.

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C DiamondC
Au GoldAu

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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66 - 251.902 Ma

ID: 3192778
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Win, T.T., Davies, R.M., Griffin, W.L., Wathanakul, P., and French, D.H. (2001) Distribution and characteristics of diamonds from Myanmar. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 19, 563-577.

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