Kin-kyauk-leik, Kin (Guard Post), Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

In 1999 there were 3 main areas for gem mining at Kin: Kin-ko-lan-bauk, Kin-shu-taw and Kin-kyauk-leik. Rubies and sapphires were recovered from the alluvium using several medium-to-large scale open-pit and myaw-dwin mining schemes. In November 2001 these mines were closed but continued to work seasonably.

Ref: Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok, p. 269

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