Sankhar Mine, Hpakant (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan), Hpakant-Tawmaw Jade Tract, Hpakant Township (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan), Mohnyin District (Moe Hnyin District), Kachin State, Myanmari
|Regional Level Types|
|Hpakant (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan)||- not defined -|
|Hpakant-Tawmaw Jade Tract||- not defined -|
|Hpakant Township (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan)||Township|
|Mohnyin District (Moe Hnyin District)||District|
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° 39' 18'' North , 96° 20' 26'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Burma|
Jade mine where one of the world's largest jadeite boulders was found, weighing 12,000 kg.
Regions containing this locality
|Indian Plate (India Plate)||Tectonic Plate|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Jadeite|
Reference: Nyunt, T. T. (2009). Petrological and geochemical contribution to the origin of jadeitite and associated rocks of the Tawmaw Area, Kachin State, Myanmar.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)|
|Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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