Le-U-le-taw, Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

The Le-U-le-taw (Farm of Le-U) mining area stretches from the NE (22°56'33"N. 96°31'28"E. 1,130 m ASL) to the SW (22°56'24"N. 96°31'36"E. 1,110 m ASL) covering a considerable area.

Cabochon and faceted-grade rubies of all qualities, often exceeding 5 ct are recovered from the alluvium. Bi-colored tourmaline, moonstone, quartz, topaz, danburite, star ruby (usually small in size) and spinel are frequently found.

In September 2001 the mines were closed.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p. 205

Gemstone List


Copyright © Jolyon & Katya Ralph 1993-2018. Site Map. Locality, gem & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. For more information please contact the . Gemdat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free gemmological information to all.