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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2013
American Mineralogist (2013) 98 (7): 1120–1132.
...George E. Harlow; Will Bender Abstract For centuries the Mogok metamorphic belt of Myanmar (a.k.a. Burma) has been famous for producing classic, pigeons-blood ruby (corundum: Al 2 O 3 ) specimens. The present model for the formation of rubies hosted in marble from the Himalayan arc is a closed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2021
American Mineralogist (2021) 106 (11): 1852–1859.
...Guanghai Shi; Xiaochong Zhang; Yu Wang; Qiuli Li; Fuyuan Wu; Huaiyu He Abstract The Mogok metamorphic belt (MMB), Myanmar, is one of the most well-known gemological belts on Earth. Previously, 40 Ar/ 39 Ar, K-Ar, and U-Pb dating have yielded Jurassic-Miocene magmatic and metamorphic ages of the MMB...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2017
Mineralogical Magazine (2017) 81 (6): 1503–1521.
...Maw Maw Win; M. Enami; T. Kato; Ye Kyaw Thu Abstract Rutile grains occur extensively in host phases of biotite and quartz-feldspar aggregate in high-temperature paragneisses of the Mogok metamorphic belt of Myanmar. They occur as an isolated phase and sometimes show intergrowth texture...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1993
Journal of the Geological Society (1993) 150 (6): 1089–1102.
...A. H. G. MITCHELL Abstract Correlation of late Mesozoic mafic and ophiolitic rocks suggests that in the late Lower Cretaceous a northeasterly-facing mafic arc was emplaced onto southeast Borneo, western Sumatra, western Myanmar (Burma) then 1100 km south of its present position, the Mogok belt...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2017
American Mineralogist (2017) 102 (1): 192–204.
...Masaki Enami; Takayoshi Nagaya; Maw Maw Win Abstract Growth histories recorded in garnet grains in metasedimentary rocks from the Sanbagawa belt in Japan and the Mogok belt in Myanmar were analyzed using an effective combination of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) and electron probe...
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Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.12
EISBN: 9781862399730
... The Mogok Metamorphic Belt is a north–south-aligned belt of mainly high-grade metamorphic rocks and granites that extends the length of Burma (Myanmar) along the western margin of the Sibumasu block from the Andaman Sea to the East Himalayan (Namche Barwa) Syntaxis ( Figs 12.1 & 12.2...
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Some of the main structural features of central Myanmar, showing the Phuket...
Published: 06 October 2015
. (2015) from the Sibuma Block that includes the Shan Plateau. The suture connects with the Luxi–Nujiang Suture in Yunnan and thence the Bangong Suture of Tibet. The Mogok Belt is as shown by Iyer (1953) and Searle & Bo Than Haq (1964) but probably extends at least 160 km NE of Mogok town in view
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( a ) Regional tectonic framework of SE Asia after  Mitchell (1985 ). ( b )...
Published: 01 July 2011
; A, Phuket Island; SF, Sagaing Fault; WT, western trough; open circles, Mogok Belt; crosses, Early Tertiary tin–granite belt; asterisks, Inner Arc volcanoes; dashed lines, sedimentary province.
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Histograms of Zr content (ppm) in rutile. Temperature calibration follows  ...
Published: 01 December 2017
Fig. 6. Histograms of Zr content (ppm) in rutile. Temperature calibration follows Tomkins et al. (2007) . Some data from samples S22a, S22b and S26 are from fig. 6 of Maw Maw Win et al. (2016) . Pressure conditions of the peak metamorphic stage of the Mogok belt were estimated as 0.6–1.0
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Geological terrane map of SE Asia showing the three main granite provinces:...
Published: 01 July 2012
Fig. 1. Geological terrane map of SE Asia showing the three main granite provinces: (1) Western Thailand–Burma province including granites from Phuket Island and the Mogok belt, Myanmar/Burma; (2) North Thailand–Central Main Range West Malaya province including the Kuala Lumpur granites; (3) East
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Binary elemental compositional plots in elemental parts per million (ppm) b...
Published: 01 July 2013
Figure 6 Binary elemental compositional plots in elemental parts per million (ppm) by weight for the Mogok belt corundum. ( a ) Fe vs. Si from EPMA results; ( b ) Cr vs. V for both EPMA ( top ) and ICPMS ( bottom ) data with source Groups I (metamorphic), II (metasomatic), and III (basaltic
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( a ) Simplified tectonic map of the <span class="search-highlight">Mogok</span> metamorphic <span class="search-highlight">belt</span> (after  Mitchel...
Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 1. ( a ) Simplified tectonic map of the Mogok metamorphic belt (after Mitchell et al. 2007 and Searle et al. 2007 ). Geological maps of the ( b ) On-dan and ( c ) Sakhan-gyi mines (Modified after Themelis 2008 ). (Color online.)
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1981
Journal of the Geological Society (1981) 138 (2): 109–122.
... as a part of Gondwanaland Nature, London 1971 234 531 Sclater J. G. Fisher R. L. Evolution of the east central Indian Ocean, with emphasis on the tectonic setting of the Ninetyeast Ridge Bull. geol. Soc. Am 1974 85 683 702 Searle D. H. Ba Than Haq The Mogok Belt...
Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.5382/SP.19.12
EISBN: 9781629499789
... and postcollisional alkaline adakite-like intrusions. Metallogenesis of continent-continent collision zones is prominent along the Myanmar-Thailand-Malaysia Sn-W granite belts, but less common along the Himalaya. The Mogok metamorphic belt of Myanmar is known for its gemstones associated with regional high...
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Michael F. Ridd
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.16
EISBN: 9781862399730
... earlier postulated a southern continuation of the belt of metamorphic and igneous rocks which they named the Mogok Belt after the gemstone-bearing locality some 70 km NNE of Mandalay. However, Garson et al. (1976) who mapped a large region south of Kyaukse (at latitude c. 21° 36′ N) commented...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 April 2021
Geological Magazine (2021) 158 (8): 1487–1503.
... through Mogok and the Shan Scarps are reconciled by the recently proposed emplacement, in our view during Permian time, of the Mogok Metamorphic Group onto the Slate Belt to form Sibumasu. We argue that during Early Jurassic time a Neo-Tethys ophiolite nappe was obducted over turbidites on Sibumasu’s...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2009
American Mineralogist (2009) 94 (11-12): 1743–1744.
... in the Mogok belt) from Luc Yen, Vietnam, however the diagnostic features, for example “silk” in Mogok rubies, are pointed out. Because the audience is gemological, most of the citations and language is largely limited to gemology. As a mineralogist, I understand the focus but find it limited particularly...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.31
EISBN: 9781862399730
... tectonic units ( Fig. 31.1 ). From west to east these are: (1) Indo-Myanmar Ranges; (2) West Myanmar (Burma) Block; (3) Mogok Metamorphic Belt; (4) Slate Belt; (5) Paunglaung Mawchi Zone; units 3, 4 and 5 also comprise the (6) Shan Scarps Area; and (7) Shan Plateau. Tectonic units of Myanmar Indo...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2012
Journal of the Geological Society (2012) 169 (4): 489–500.
...Fig. 1. Geological terrane map of SE Asia showing the three main granite provinces: (1) Western Thailand–Burma province including granites from Phuket Island and the Mogok belt, Myanmar/Burma; (2) North Thailand–Central Main Range West Malaya province including the Kuala Lumpur granites; (3) East...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2022
GSA Bulletin (2022) 134 (11-12): 2854–2866.
... into the characteristics and geodynamics of intracontinental deformation in the eastern India-Eurasia oblique convergence zone. The Gaoligong shear zone links with the Mogok metamorphic belt to the south ( Fig. 1B ). The Mogok metamorphic belt mainly consists of medium- to high-grade metamorphic rocks and granites...
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