Anyant-taung (Hmya-taung), Pein-Pyit (Painpyit; Pyan Pyit), Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

The area of Anyant-taung (Spinel Hill), also known as Hmya-taung (Arrow Hill) is situated just north of Pyant-gyi. The area produces mostly red spinels from spinel-clinohumite-phlogopite marble, chondrodite-phlogopite-graphite marble and spinel-bearing and forsterite marble. Some illicit gem mining takes place north of Anyant-taung.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p.191

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