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Bwet Taung orebody, Shwe Min Bon deposit, Kalaw Township, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmari
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Bwet Taung orebodyOre Body
Shwe Min Bon depositDeposit
Kalaw TownshipTownship
Taunggyi DistrictDistrict
Shan StateState
MyanmarCountry

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23 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Sint, N. N., Yonezu, K., Tindell, T., Aye, M. T., Win, H., Imai, A., & Watanabe, K. (2019). Geology and Skarn Cu–Bi–Au Mineralization at Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Resource Geology, 69(1), 85-106.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
ø = 2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S EmplectiteCuBiS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EmplectiteCuBiS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
TeTellurium
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi EmplectiteCuBiS2
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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