Lisu-konzan, Chaung-gyi, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Several joint venture mines are situated north-west of the village of Lisu-konzan (Lisu settlement).In this area mostly blue sapphires and fewer rubies, are found in the alluvium. Most of these gems are opaque, medium-to-low quality suitable for cabochons up to 5 carats. Better quality faceting-grade rubies are often found. Small size star rubies and star blue sapphires are frequently found with moonstone, quartz, aquamarine, goshenite and lapis-lazuli.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p. 185

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