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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.13
EISBN: 9781862399730
... Table 13.2 Chemical composition of analysed rock samples from the high-pressure metamorphic zone, Tawmaw area, Kachin State, northern Myanmar Rock type Ultramafic rocks Actinolite schist Garnet–mica schist Epidote schist Glaucophane schist Sample name 015/05 017...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.12
EISBN: 9781862399730
...) as well as 40 Ar/ 39 Ar cooling age data from Bertrand et al. (1999). Fig. 12.13a. ( a ) Landsat image of northern Burma (Myanmar) around Kachin State showing all main faults, together with earthquake focal mechanisms. Fig. 12.13b. ( b ) Geological map of same area showing...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.14
EISBN: 9781862399730
... out in the northern part of the Kyaukme–Longtawkno area in Shan State North, 80 km ENE of Myitkyina, Kachin State. The unit is composed solely of massive, hard, grey and red, dense, rhyolite tuff and volcanoclastic sediments. The Bawdwin Volcanic Formation is known to be intercalated with the Pangyun...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs, Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/M45.01
EISBN: 9781862397101
... Abstract Before the birth of the modern, mechanized, petroleum industry, Myanmar (formerly Burma) was an exporter of oil products from its hand-dug wells in the centre of the country. It is now an important exporter again, but of gas from its offshore fields, and the international petroleum...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2015
Mineralogical Magazine (2015) 79 (2): 253–260.
...). It comes from the northern part of the Jade Mine Tract near Hpakan, Kachin State, Myanmar. Associated minerals are kosmochlor–jadeite solid-solution pyroxene and clinochlore. The ideal formula of magnesio-arfvedsonite is A Na B Na 2 C (Mg 4 Fe 3+ ) T Si 8 O 22 W (OH) 2 , and the empirical formula derived...
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Published: 01 March 2003
Journal of Paleontology (2003) 77 (2): 368–381.
... lebanensis (Lebanon: Lower Aptian), Archimelzira americana (New Jersey: Turonian), and Burmazelmira aristica (Burma [Myanmar]: mid-Cretaceous). The latter two species interestingly possess stylate antennae, those of Burmazelmira being the only aristate antennae in the order Diptera outside the suborder...
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Published: 01 September 2011
Journal of Paleontology (2011) 85 (5): 882–891.
... ‘ burmensis ’ is based on the locality where the fossil was found. The specimen was obtained from a mine first excavated in 2001, in the Hukawng Valley, southwest of Maingkhwan in Kachin State (N 26120′, E 96136′) in Myanmar (Burma). Holotype male in amber, deposited in the Poinar amber collection...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (4): 311–314.
... belong to two different sutures of the Meso-Tethys and Neo-Tethys, and that the boundary between the Sibumasu and west Burma blocks is a Jurassic suture rather than a transcurrent shear zone. Rodingites can be transformed from either mafic or felsic rocks via interaction with high-Ca and low-Si...
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Published: 01 March 2012
European Journal of Mineralogy (2012) 24 (2): 197–198.
... and involvement with the manuscripts in this issue have contributed substantially to making it a success. References Bleeck A.W.G. (1908) : Jadeite in the Kachin Hills, Upper Burma . Rec. Geol. Surv. India , 36 , 4 , 254 – 285 [as reprinted in the Bull. Friends Jade , 9 , 29–51 (1996...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.1
EISBN: 9781862399730
... independence the oil industry was gradually re-established by the Burma Oil Company (1954) Ltd, a joint venture of the Myanmar Government and the oil companies which had been operating in the country. However, oil production never reached pre-war levels. Eventually in 1963 the Myanmar Government purchased...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 August 2018
Economic Geology (2018) 113 (5): 1219–1220.
... deposit that is described in detail in this chapter. The Central Burma depression and its petroleum occurrences are highlighted by Michael Ridd in chapter 10. The author provides an informative outline of the industry history, accompanied by well-illustrated extensive data concerning the various basins...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2020
American Mineralogist (2020) 105 (2): 287–288.
..., and in alluvial deposits. Similar deposits have been discovered recently in 1990 at Mong Hsu in the eastern part of the Plateau. Myanmar is also famous for jadeitite from the Jade Mines Belt in Kachin State, produced by the metasomatic alteration of peridotites in a subduction zone. Jadeitite may occur...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 15 June 2020
Geology (2020) 48 (10): 1002–1005.
... in the Middle to Late Triassic ( Metcalfe, 1996 ; Barber and Crow, 2009 ). Since the mid-Cretaceous, from Sumatra to western Burma and southern Tibet, a prolonged magmatic arc system probably formed as a result of Neo-Tethyan subduction ( Lin et al., 2019 ; Zhang et al., 2019 ). Granitoids occur within...
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Published: 01 March 2012
European Journal of Mineralogy (2012) 24 (2): 237–246.
... . (1983) : Geology of Burma . Bornträger , Berlin , 293 p. Bleeck A.W.G. (1908) : Jadeite in the Kachin Hills, Upper Burma . Rec. Geol. Surv. India , 36 , 254 – 285 . Bonev N. Stampfli G. (2009) : Gabbro, plagiogranite and associated dykes in the supra-subduction zone...
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Published: 06 October 2015
Journal of the Geological Society (2016) 173 (2): 249–264.
.... Thailand), BU for Burma, MA for Malaysia, and SU for Sumatra ( Fig. 1 ). For the eastern block, it is suggested that the name Sibuma is appropriate (i.e. ‘Sibumasu’ without its final syllable), to recognize its exclusion of Sumatra. The block is underlain by a Cambrian and younger sedimentary...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2008
Journal of the Geological Society (2008) 165 (1): 221–234.
...–Tawmaw serpentinite, Kachin State, northern Myanmar (former Burma), conglomerates derived from it ( Chhibber 1934 ; Bender 1983 ), and similar smaller deposits in the region ( Hughes et al . 2000 ). Next in economic importance, and the source of archaeological New World jade, are the deposits...
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Published: 01 March 2014
European Journal of Mineralogy (2014) 26 (2): 257–265.
.... Both trinepheline and fabriesite were discovered within a polished section of a nephelinitic-albitic jadeitite sample from the jadeite deposit of Tawmaw-Hpakant Jade Tract, Hpakant Township, Mohnyin District, Kachin State, Myanmar. The section is all what is left of the original sample (catalogue...
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Published: 01 September 2004
Journal of Paleontology (2004) 78 (5): 1018–1023.
..., resina ). Holotype female, Burmese amber; AMNH Bu-274 ( Fig. 1 ); deposited in the amber collection of the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York. Amber; Myanmar (Burma), Middle-Upper Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian), Kachin: Tanai Village (on Ledo Rd...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.2
EISBN: 9781862399730
... Fold Belt; CBB, Central Burma Basin; SF, Sagaing Fault and RRFZ, Red River Fault Zone; RL, right-lateral and LL, left-lateral respectively. Figure 2.4. Pressure ridge west of the Yangon–Naypyidaw–Mandalay Expressway, south of Naypyidaw (18.479680° N, 96.373367° E): ( a ) view of the ridge...
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Published: 01 March 2012
European Journal of Mineralogy (2012) 24 (2): 345–370.
... occurrences, as noted in the citations above. The largest and commercially most important source of jadeitite on the planet is the so-called Jade Mine Tract, Kachin State, northern Myanmar (a.k.a. Burma), where some classic relationships are preserved. However, it has not been as well documented recently...
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