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Author Mitchell, Andrew, author.

Title Geological belts, plate boundaries, and mineral deposits in Myanmar / Andrew Mitchell.

Publication Info. Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier, [2018]
2018

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Contents Machine generated contents note: PART 1 -- ch. 1 Introduction -- 1. Why Myanmar? -- 2. Morphological Features, Geological Provinces, and Mineral Deposits -- 3. Geological Blocks, Belts, and Terranes -- 4. Evolution of Geological Mapping and Mineral Exploration -- 5. Mineral Deposits and Production -- 6. Organization of Contents -- 7. Geographical Names and Geological Terms -- References -- pt. 2 MYANMAR EAST OF THE SAGAING FAULT -- ch. 2 Shan Plateau West of the Salween -- 1. Plateau and Its Boundaries -- 2. Stratigraphic Units and Granites -- 2.1. Late Proterozoic Chaung Magyi Group and the Tawngpeng Granite -- 2.2. Cambrian to Devonian, Northwestern Margin of the Shan Plateau -- 2.3. Cambrian to Devonian, Pwin-Oo-Lwin, Mandalay Division -- 2.4. Cambrian to Devonian of the Southern Shan State -- 2.5. Carboniferous Taungnyo Group on the Shan Plateau -- 2.6. Early Permian Magiye Conglomerate, Spinomartinia prolifica Shale, and Yinyaw Formation -- 2.7. Plateau Limestone Group -- 2.8. Uppermost Triassic to Cretaceous, Southern Shan State -- 2.9. Uppermost Triassic to Cretaceous, Northern Shan State -- 3. Selected Structural Features on the Shan Plateau -- 4. Mineral Deposits on the Shan Plateau -- 4.1. Quartz -- Gold Veins in the Chaung Magyi Group -- 4.2. Lead -- Zinc -- Silver Deposits Associated With Cambrian Rocks -- 4.3. Carbonate-Hosted Lead -- Zinc and Barite Mineralization -- 4.4. Sabetaung Copper Prospect -- 4.5. Sedimentary Ironstone Deposits -- 4.6. Thayetchaung Gold -- Copper Skarns, Konni Gold Mineralization, and Ye-bu Magnetic Anomaly -- 4.7. Antimony Deposits and Occurrences -- 4.8. Gemstone Deposits -- References -- ch. 3 Myanmar East of the Salween: The Sibumasu -- Mong Yawng Arc Collision and Related Tin Mineralization -- 1. Early Ideas on a Triassic Collision -- 2. Inthanon Suture Zone and Related Magmatic Arc in Thailand and Yunnan -- 3. Position of the Inthanon Suture Zone in Myanmar -- 3.1. Western Margin of the Suture Zone in Myanmar -- 3.2. Eastern Margin of the Suture Zone in Myanmar -- 4. Eastern Limit of the Sukhothai (Mong Yawng) Arc in Myanmar -- 5. Late Triassic Tin Granites in Northern Thailand and Yunnan East of the Salween -- 6. Tin Granites and Associated Deposits in Eastern Myanmar -- 6.1. Distribution -- 6.2. Zircon U -- Pb Ages (Table 3.2) and Hf Isotope Values in the Eastern Myanmar Granites and Their Tectonic Setting -- 6.3. Mong Yawng Arc Basement and Generation of Its Granites -- 6.4. Tin Production From Man Makhsan -- 7. Manganese and Gold -- 7.1. Manganese -- 7.2. Gold -- References -- ch. 4 Mergui Group and Equivalents in the Slate Belt, Phayaungtaung and the Gaoligong Range (Northeastern Myanmar) -- 1. Slate Belt, the Mergui Group, and the Karen -- Tenasserim Unit -- 2. Mergui and Taungnyo Groups in the Slate Belt -- 2.1. Distribution, Lithology, and Age Constraints -- 2.2. Stratigraphy and Boundaries of the Mergui Group -- 2.3. Internal Structure of the Slate Belt -- 2.4. Deposition and Emplacement of the Mergui Group -- 2.5. Formations Overlying the Mergui Group in the Slate Belt -- 2.6. Possible Allocthonous Rocks Within the Mergui Group -- 2.7. Detrital Zircons in the Mergui Group and Its Relationship to the Shan Plateau -- 3. Mergui Group in the Phayaungtaung Area -- 4. Mergui Group in the Gaoligong Range, Northeastern Kachin State -- 5. Mergui Group and the Chaung Magyi -- References -- ch. 5 Paung Laung -- Mawchi Zone -- 1. Main Features of the Zone -- 2. Stratigraphy of Zone Segments -- 2.1. Zawgyi Chaung (2130'N) to Ye-bu (2042'N) -- 2.2. Ye-bu to Nam Mein Chaung (2016'N) and the Ngayan Chaung Anticline -- 2.3. Nam Mein Chaung to Lonlin -- Leinli Chaungs (2000'N) -- 2.4. Lonlin Chaung to the Mawchi Mine -- 3. Minor Intrusions Within the Zone -- 4. Margins of the Paung Laung -- Mawchi Zone -- 4.1. Zone Margins North of Lebyin -- 4.2. Zone Margins South of Lebyin -- 5. Regional Structure of the Paung Laung -- Mawchi Zone -- 5.1. Previous Interpretations -- 5.2. Possible Mid-Mesozoic Reconstructions and Preferred Interpretation -- 5.3. Related Structures Within the Zone -- 6. Paung Laung -- Mawchi Zone Equivalent Northeast of Sedawgyi -- 7. Mineralization in the Paung Laung -- Mawchi Zone -- 7.1. Lebyin and Yetayauk Antimony Deposits -- 7.2. Quartz -- Galena and Galena -- Barite Veins in Jurassic Rocks, Pan Laung Valley -- References -- ch. 6 Granites, Minor Intrusions, and Mineralization in the Slate Belt, Phayaungtaung, and Gaoligong Range -- 1. Granites and Minor Intrusions in the Slate Belt -- 1.1. Slate Belt Granites as Part of the Western Granite Province -- 1.2. Peraluminous, Reduced, Felsic I-Type, or A-Type Granites -- 1.3. I-Type and Magnetite-Series Granites -- 1.4. Hornfels Aureoles -- 1.5. Minor Intrusions in the Slate Belt -- 2. Tin and Tungsten Mineralization in the Slate Belt -- 2.1. Production of Tin, Tungsten, and Tantalum -- 2.2. Types and Styles of Mineralization -- 2.3. Mineral Districts, Mines, and Production -- 3. Granites and Tin Mineralization in the Gaoligong Range Myanmar and the Tengchong Region of Yunnan -- 4. Tectonic Setting During Granite Generation and Mineralization -- 5. Orogenic Gold Deposits in the Slate Belt, Phayauntaung, and the Gaoligong Range -- 5.1. Lode and Alluvial Gold in the Slate Belt -- 5.2. Quartz-Gold Veins at Phayaungtaung -- 5.3. Quartz-Gold Veins in the Gaoligong Range -- 5.4. Tectonic Settings During Orogenic Gold Mineralization -- 6. Other Mineralization in the Slate Belt -- 6.1. Antimony (Stibnite Ore) -- 6.2. I-Type Granitic Intrusions and Associated Copper Mineralization -- References -- ch. 7 Mogok Metamorphic Belt -- 1. Distribution of the Metamorphic Belt -- 2. Mogok Segment, 9615'E to Kachin State Border -- 3. Northern Segment, Eastern Kachin State -- 3.1. Kachin State Border to 27N -- 3.2. From 27N to Northernmost Myanmar -- 4. Central Segment: Wapyudaung to Zawgyi River (Kyaukse South) -- 4.1. Wapyudaung to Sedawgyi -- 4.2. Sedawgyi Through Mandalay to the Zawgyi River -- 5. Shan Scarps From the Zawgyi River to Mokpalin -- 5.1. Zawgyi River to Payangazu and Yebokson Granodiorite -- 5.2. Payangazu to Nattaung Quarry -- 5.3. Tatkon Through Nancho Chaung to Mokpalin-Kyaikhtiyo -- 6. Taninthari Coast, Thaton to Mergui -- 7. Selected Features of the Mogok Metamorphic Belt -- 7.1. North -- South Continuity of the Belt -- 7.2. Eastern Boundary in the Shan Scarps: The Sakhanya Taung Fault -- 7.3. Extensional Faults Within or Beside the Mogok Belt -- 8. Metamorphic Ages in the Mogok Belt -- 8.1. Ages From Stratigraphic Correlation and Constraints From Cross-cutting Granites -- 8.2. Isotopic Ages and Tertiary Metamorphic Events -- 9. Mogok Metamorphic Belt and the Mergui Group -- 10. Gemstones in the Mogok Metamorphic Belt -- 10.1. Mogok Gem Fields: Ruby and Sapphire -- 10.2. Pyenlong (Pyinlon) Ruby -- 10.3. Putao Ruby, Mali Hka Spinel, and Beryl -- 11. Gold Mineralization in the Mogok Metamorphic Belt -- 11.1. Shante Gold District -- 11.2. Thayetkon Quartz-Gold Veins, Pyinmana East -- 11.3. Gold Mineralization in Northeastern Kachin State -- 12. Lead-Zinc-Silver and Tin Occurrences -- 12.1. Pb-Ag Mineralization West of the Nmai Hka, Northeastern Kachin State -- 12.2. Paungdaw Pb-Zn-Ag Prospect -- 12.3. Tin Occurrences in the Nancho Chaung Area -- 13. Ruby Formation, Gold Mineralization, and Uplift of the Belt -- References -- ch.
8 Tagaung-Myitkyina Belt and Katha-Gangaw Range -- 1. Tagaung-Myitkyina Belt -- 1.1. Tagaung Taung to Shweli River -- 1.2. Shweli River to Second Defile of the Ayeyawaddy -- 1.3. Second Defile to First Defile and Myitkyina -- 1.4. Myitkyina to Myitsone -- 1.5. Myitsone to Putao and the Indian Border -- 1.6. Ngapyawdaw Chaung Formation as a Stratigraphic Unit -- 2. Katha -- Gangaw Range -- 3. Mineral Deposits and Prospects in the Tagaung -- Myitkyina Belt -- 3.1. Chromite and Nickel Silicates at Tagaung Taung -- 3.2. Copper Sulfides at Nankesan -- 3.3. Quartz -- Gold Veins at Set Ga Doun -- 3.4. Paladokhta -- Subok Taung Copper Skarn District -- 3.5. Mesothermal (and Epithermal?) Quartz -- Gold Veins Near the Second Defile and at Pyae Pyat -- 4. Tectonic Events in the Tagaung-Myitkyina Belt -- 4.1. Eastward Obduction of Ophiolite on to Sundaland -- 4.2. Reversal in Orogenic Polarity and Generation of Arc Rocks in the Tagaung -- Myitkyina Belt -- 4.3. Projected Continuation of the Tagaung -- Myitkyina Belt -- References -- pt. 3 MYANMAR WEST OF THE SAGAING FAULT -- ch. 9 Popa -- Loimye Magmatic Arc -- 1. Definition and Arc Segments -- 2. Kawt-a-Bum -- Tatlet -- Mt Loimye Arc Segment -- 2.1. Kawt-a-Bum Volcanic Rocks and Gold Mineralization -- 2.2. Mount Loimye Stratovolcano -- 2.3. Tatlet Gold-Working Site -- 2.4. Alluvial Platinum Group Elements Southwest of Indawgyi Lake -- 3. Wuntho -- Banmauk Segment -- 3.1. Location and Previous Work -- 3.2. Prebatholith Stratigraphy -- 3.3. Kanzachaung Batholith and Pinhinga Plutonic Complex -- 3.4. Isotopic Ages of the Batholith and Pre-Tertiary Minor Intrusions -- 3.5. Postbatholith Stratigraphy -- 3.6. Mineral Deposits and Prospects -- 4. Monywa -- Salingyi and Shinmataung Segment -- 4.1. Location -- 4.2. Geology of Monywa -- Salingyi Uplift -- 4.3. Geology of Shinmataung Range -- 4.4. Isotopic Ages at Monywa -- Salingyi -- 4.5. Asymmetry of the Uplift -- 4.6. Monywa Copper Deposits -- 4.7. Epithermal Quartz -- Gold Vein Prospects at Monywa -- 5. Mount Popa Segment -- 5.1. Stratigraphy at Mt Popa.
Note continued: 5.2. Hydrothermal Alteration -- 5.3. Epithermal Gold Mineralization at Myeze Taung, Pegu Yoma -- 6. Buried Magmatic Arc Beneath the Ayeyawaddy Delta -- 7. Age and Duration of Subduction-Related Magmatism -- 8. Arc Basement -- 9. Continuation of the Arc Beyond Kawt-a-Bum -- References -- ch. 10 Central Burma Depression and Its Petroleum Occurrences / Michael F. Ridd -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Outline History of the Petroleum Industry -- 1.2. Outline of the Stratigraphy -- 1.3. Paleogeography -- 2. Basins of the Fore-Arc Domain -- 2.1. Hukawng Basin -- 2.2. Chindwin Basin -- 2.3. Salin Basin -- 2.4. Pyay Basin -- 2.5. Ayeyarwady Delta -- Acknowledgments -- References -- ch. 11 Indo-Burman Ranges and the Arakan Coastal Lowland -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Eastern Belt of the Indo-Burman Ranges -- 2.1. Kanpetlet Schist and Probable Equivalent Metamorphic Rocks -- 2.2. Upper Triassic Pane Chaung Group -- 2.3. Ultramafic and Associated Metamorphic Rocks -- 2.4. Basalts and Cherts at Eastern Margin of Chin Hills and Arakan Yoma -- 2.5. Mafic Dykes, Hornblende Pegmatites, and Isotopic Ages -- 2.6. Paung Chaung Limestone and Serpentinite Sheets, Western Outcrops -- 2.7. Kabaw Formation and the Kabaw Fault, "Western Outcrops" -- 3. Western Belt of the Indo-Burman Ranges -- 3.1. Western Belt in the Chin Hills and Northern Arakan Yoma -- 3.2. Western Belt in the Naga Hills and the Southern Arakan Yoma -- 4. Sin Chaung Zone of Exotics and Globotruncana Limestone in the Eastern Belt -- 5. Arakan Coastal Lowland -- 6. Evolution of the Indo-Burman Ranges, Arakan Coastal Belt, and Cretaceous Rocks of the Fore-Arc Basin -- 6.1. Indo-Burman Ranges as an Imbricate Wedge and Correlation With Indus-Yarlung Suture Zone -- 6.2. Triassic Flysch Deposition on the Mt Victoria (Argo) Land Passive Margin and West-Vergent Orogeny -- 6.3. Triassic Flysch Deposition on the Passive Myanmar Margin and East-Vergent Orogeny -- 6.4. West-Vergent Nappe Stacking on Passive Gondwana Margin, Arc Reversal, Rifting, and Emplacement on the Myanmar Passive Margin -- 6.5. Discussion -- 6.6. Preferred Interpretation -- 7. Indo-Burman Ranges and the Tagaung -- Myitkyina Belt -- 8. Lateritic Nickel, Chromite, and Copper Prospects in the Indo-Burman Ranges -- 8.1. Mwedaung Lateritic Nickel Prospect, Northern Chin Hills -- 8.2. Webula Taung Chromite Occurrences and Copper -- Nickel Anomalies -- 8.3. Copper Prospects in the Arakan and Southern Chin Foothills -- References -- ch. 12 Exploration History and Petroleum Geology of Offshore Myanmar / Andrew Racey -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Overview -- 1.2. Tectonic Setting -- 1.3. Offshore Hydrocarbon Resource Distribution and Size -- 2. Myanmar Exploration History -- 2.1. Historical Background: Onshore -- 2.2. Early Offshore Exploration -- 2.3. Exploration Metrics -- 3. Rakhine Region -- 3.1. Geological Setting -- 3.2. Exploration History -- 3.3. Petroleum Occurrences and Plays -- 3.4. Key Geological Risks -- 4. Moattama Region -- 4.1. Geological Setting -- 4.2. Exploration History -- 4.3. Proven Petroleum Plays -- 4.4. Key Geological Risks -- 5. Tanintharyi Region -- 5.1. Geological Setting -- 5.2. Exploration History -- 5.3. Proven Plays -- 5.4. Key Geological Risks -- 6. Summary and Future Potential -- Acknowledgments -- References -- ch. 13 Hukawng Basin, the Amber Mines, and the Orbitolina Limestone -- 1. Geology of the Basin -- 2. Amber Mines -- 3. Mid-Cretaceous Orbitolina Limestones -- References -- ch. 14 Jade Mines -- Loimaw Uplift -- 1. Location and Regional Setting -- 2. Tanai River Section (26N Uplift) -- 3. Hpakant-Tawmaw, Nat Hmaw, and Mawlu-Mawhun Jadeite Areas -- 3.1. Geology of the Hpakant-Tawmaw Area -- 3.2. Jade Types and Jadeite Deposits at Hpakant-Tawmaw -- 3.3. Geology and Jadeite at Nat Hmaw and the Khampti Area -- 3.4. Mawlu-Mawhun Area -- 3.5. Formation and Emplacement of the Primary Jadeite -- 3.6. Amber Mines South of Nam Si Bon -- 4. Indawgyi Mafic Complex and Platinum Group Element Occurrences -- 4.1. Geology and Mineralization -- 4.2. Origin of the Indawgyi Gabbros -- 5. Kyaukpahto Mine and Taungzaw and Gegalaw Gold Prospects -- 5.1. Kyaukpahto Mine -- 5.2. Taungzaw and Gegalaw Gold Prospects -- 6. Nanyaseik Ruby Fields -- 7. Lateritic Iron Ore Occurrences -- 8. Relationship of the Uplift to Other Belts -- References -- ch. 15 Kumon Range -- 1. Location and Regional Setting -- 2. Geology -- 3. Alluvial Gold Workings -- References -- pt. 4 MYANMAR EAST AND WEST OF THE SAGAING FAULT -- ch. 16 Chaun Kan Gneiss and the India Collision Zone in Northwestern Myanmar -- References -- ch. 17 Popa -- Loimye Arc, Correlations With Tibet, and Alluvial Diamonds in Myanmar -- 1. Former Position of the Popa -- Loimye Arc Relative to Myanmar East of the Sagaing Fault -- 2. Continuation of the Popa -- Loimye Arc Into Tibet -- 2.1. Gangdise and Lohit Batholiths -- 2.2. Detrital Zircons in the Chindwin Basin and Correlation With Tibet -- 2.3. Miocene Correlations and Porphyry Copper Systems in Myanmar and Tibet -- 3. Correlation of Unconformities in the Shan Scarps and Central Tibet -- 4. Alluvial Diamonds in Myanmar -- 4.1. Diamonds in the Momeik Valley, Mogok Belt -- 4.2. Diamonds in the Shan Scarps, Taninthari, and the Hukawng Valley -- 4.3. Source of the Diamonds -- References -- ch. 18 Myanmar Orogens and Flysch, Potential for Mineral Discoveries, and Shan Scarps and Jade Mines Cross Sections -- 1. Alpine Subduction Analogy for Myanmar Orogenic Belts -- 1.1. East-Vergent Orogens -- 1.2. West-Vergent Orogens -- 1.3. Mineralization and Structural Elements Within the Orogens -- 2. Some Areas of Mineral Potential in Myanmar -- 3. Extensional Faults and the Mergui Group -- 4. Cross Section West of the Jade Mines Uplift -- Reference.
Subject Geology, Structural -- Burma.
Plate tectonics -- Burma.
Tectonique des plaques -- Birmanie.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geology.
Geology, Structural. (OCoLC)fst00940775
Plate tectonics. (OCoLC)fst01066753
Burma. (OCoLC)fst01207835
Other Form: Print version: Mitchell, Andrew. Geological belts, plate boundaries, and mineral deposits in Myanmar. Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier, 2018 xviii, 511 pages 9780128033821
ISBN 9780128033838 (electronic bk.)
0128033835 (electronic bk.)
0128033827
9780128033821
9780128033821
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