Wun-be-inn, Kathé (Kathe), Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

This gem mining area is accessed only by foot and is situated east of Tagaung-nann-daing. In early 2000 gem mining took place at the riverbanks and the valley floor in open-pit mining, to recover mainly rubies, star rubies, sapphires and star sapphires. In November 2003 the mines were closed.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p. 242

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