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Thanlwin river (Salween river), Möng Hsu (Monghsu; Maing Hsu), Loilem District (Loilen District), Shan State, Myanmar

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° North , 98° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~36km
Locality type:River
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:, Burma


Small scale gold mining on the river banks.

NOTE: The river forms the border between several townships (Tangyan, Pangsang, Matman, Mönghsu). The mining activity most likely takes place in all of these townships.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Harald Schillhammer collection
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kyaw Khaing Win, personal communication

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Gold'1.AA.05Au

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

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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