Nyaung-bin-sho, Kyauk-poke (Rotten Stone), Marble Ark, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

In September 2000 a new mining site was discovered at Nyaung-bin-sho (Valley of the Banyan Tree) upper part of Kyauk-poke. Star blue sapphires and some rubies are recovered in the alluvium. Most of the gems are small, averaging half a carat.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p. 229

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