Gypsum with minor fold and fault Geo Sample Registration CCOP-SMP-2021-000005

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Basic Information
Sample Type of Object :

Individual Sample

Sample Sub Type :


Sample Name :

Gypsum with minor fold and fault

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(External) Sample Type of Object :

Individual Sample

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Material :


Field Name :

Htigahaw Area, Shan ywar thit Sub Township (Hlaingbwe), Kayin State

Sample description :

Colorless (in transmitted light) to white, Vitreous to silky, pearly, or waxy, Prismatic (2/m) H-M symbol: (2/m),Gypsum is a common mineral, with thick and extensive evaporite beds in association with sedimentary rocks.

Age :

299.0 ~ 359.2

Age(unit) :

million years (Ma)

Geological Age :


Geological Unit :

Taungnyo Formation

Collection Method :


Collection Method Description :

Gypsum board is primarily used as a finish for walls and ceilings, and is known in construction as drywall, wallboard, sheetrock or plasterboard. Gypsum blocks are used like concrete blocks in building construction.

Size :

10 cmx 15 cmx 10 cm

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Comment :

Htigahaw Area, Shan ywar thit Sub Township (Hlaingbwe), Kayin State

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Elevation  :

155 ~ 706

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Name Of Physiographic Feature :

mineral deposit area

Location description :

Htigahaw Area, Shan ywar thit Sub Township (Hlaingbwe), Kayin State

Locality :

Htigahaw Area

Locality Description :

Kayin State Tha Byu mine, Hlaingpado Taung Limestone (Permian) unconformable on Mergui Group schist, shale & calc. cherts, 7 quartz-stibnite veins in 6.7 m wide ore zone traced for 198 m. Ore contains 60.45–61.59% stibnite. Kayin State, Hlaingbwe Township 4.62 Mt @ CaO-32.2 %, SO3-44.91 %.

Country :

Myanmar (Burma)

State/Province :

Kayin State

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City/Township :

Shan ywar thit Sub Township (Hlaingbwe)

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Collector/Chief Scientist :

U San Win, Deputy Director, DGSE

Collector/Chief Scientist Address :

Department of Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration, Naypyitaw,

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Original Archive Contact :,, Naypyitaw

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File title :

Gypsum with Minor fold and fault_MM-Rock-07

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License & Copyright
CC License :

CC BY - You must provide a statement about the author, including the author's name, the title of the work, and the source.

Copyright :

The copyright of this data is held by CCOP.

Registrant :

Dr. Myint Soe

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