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

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Basic Information
Sample Type of Object

Rock

Sample Name

Gypsum with minor fold and fault

Sample ID (Self-granted ID)

MM-Rock-07

Material

Rock

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

Carboniferous

Geological Unit

Taungnyo Formation

Collection Method

Manual

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

Size(unit)

cm

Comment

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

Purpose

Museum

Tag

Elevation

155 ~ 706

Nav Type

GPS

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

City/Township

Shan ywar thit Sub Township (Hlaingbwe)

Field Program/Cruise

Platform type

Platform name

Platform description

Launch type

Launch Platform Name

Launch ID

Collector/Chief Scientist

U San Win, Deputy Director, DGSE

Collector/Chief Scientist Address

Department of Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration, Naypyitaw, dgsejvsec@gmail.com

Collection date

Collection time

Current Archive

Museum

Current Archive Contact

myintsoedgse@gmail.com, dgsejvsec@gmail.com

Original Archive

Museum

Original Archive Contact

myintsoedgse@gmail.com, dgsejvsec@gmail.com, Naypyitaw

Depth in Core

Core depth(unit)

File Data
File format

JPEG

File title

Gypsum with Minor fold and fault_MM-Rock-07

URL Data
URL

URL Type

URL Description

Document
Document file

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.

Data Registrant

Dr. Myint Soe

Registration Date

2021-01-07

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