Leaf fossil 2 (Nay Pyi Taw area) Geo Sample Registration CCOP-SMP-2024-000012

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Basic Information
Sample Type of Object

Fossil

Sample Name

Leaf fossil 2 (Nay Pyi Taw area)

Sample ID (Self-granted ID)

MM_Fossil_17_2024

Material

Paleontology (Fossil)

Field Name

Preliminary Urban Geology Project in Zabuthiri township and Dekkhinathiri township, Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory area

Sample description

Leaf fossils occur in siltstone

Age

1.806 ~ 5.332

Age(unit)

million years (Ma)

Geological Age

Pliocene

Geological Unit

Irrawaddy formation

Collection Method

Manual

Collection Method Description

Mineral Database

Size

4 - 4.5

Size(unit)

cm

Comment

Preliminary Urban Geology project in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory area

Purpose

Database

Tag

Elevation

542 ~ 972

Nav Type

GPS

Name Of Physiographic Feature

plain

Location description

Preliminary Urban geology project in Zabuthiri and Dekkhinathiri townships, Nay Pyi Taw union territory

Locality

Preliminary Urban Geology project in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory

Locality Description

"Sandstone and Shale alternated bedding can be found in the obogon formation. Leaf fossil is in Sandstone of Irrawaddy formation. Sandstone, Siltstone and small amound of mud stone occur in Nay Pyi Taw union territory area. Mineralization near Nay Pyi Taw is the Modi Taung Gold Mine is located east of the Sagaing Fault about 75 km NE of Nay Pyi Taw, the new Myanmar capital in Central Myanmar (Mitchell et al. 2004; Erskine 2014; Traynor 2015; Traynor et al. 2015; Tin Tun 2016)."

Country

Myanmar (Burma)

State/Province

Nay Pyi Taw union territory

City/Township

Zabuthiri and Dekkhinathiri townships

Field Program/Cruise

Platform type

Platform name

Platform description

Launch type

Launch Platform Name

Launch ID

Collector/Chief Scientist

Zaw Win Lwin (Geologist) and Thi Ha Thu (Geological Assistant), DGSE

Collector/Chief Scientist Address

myintsoedgse@gmail.com, gis.dgse@gmail.com

Collection date

2021-11-05 ~ 2022-01-15

Collection time

Current Archive

Database

Current Archive Contact

myintsoedgse@gmail.com, gis.dgse@gmail.com

Original Archive

Database

Original Archive Contact

myintsoedgse@gmail.com, gis.dgse@gmail.com

Depth in Core

Core depth(unit)

File Data
File format

JPEG

File title

Leaf fossil (2)_MM_Fossil_17_2024

URL Data
URL

URL Type

URL Description

Document
Document file

License & Copyright
CC License

CC BY-NC - The author is free to use, but not for profit.

Copyright

The copyright of this data is held by CCOP.

Data Registrant

Dr. Myint Soe

Registration Date

2024-03-01

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