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4 edition of Correspondence respecting the ruby mines of Upper Burmah found in the catalog.

Correspondence respecting the ruby mines of Upper Burmah

by Great Britain. Colonial Office.

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Published by Printed for H.M.S.O. by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rubies.,
  • Mineral industries -- Burma.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Burma.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Burmah No. 2 (1887)

    Statementpresented to both houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24179579M
    OCLC/WorldCa16996493

    History. The Burma Mines, Railway and Smelting Co Ltd was founded in March and the construction of the railway started in , to reach the Tiger Camp mining area in , with a 5-kilometre ( mi) extension to the Bawdwin mines and included a Z-reverse at Wallah Gorge, just before Tiger Camp, which was later replaced by a spiral.. The railway's headquarters and . Burma Ruby is the rarest and most valuable member of the corundum family. Colors range from pink red ruby to a vivid pigeon blood red that is regarded as the finest color for ruby. Prized for their beauty, durability, and rarity, it is the quality of the color which most determines the value of rubies. The pigeon blood red color is that of a.

    There is a particular Kind of Ruby available in the Indian Market that goes by the Name of New Burma Ruby. Clients are even given certificates by dubious fly by night operating labs citing the origin as New Burma Mines and the treatment column in the certificate will list: Not Specified.   The Upper Burma mines produce finest and largest supply of rubies. These mines are functional as early as 15th century. The famous traveler Tavernier had mentioned the Burmese ruby mines in his travelogue. The ruby district of Mogok has a total area of 66 square miles but the area where rubies can be found is even larger.

    Ruby’s history and development as a prosperous mining town ’s ’s is very interesting reading.. Ruby’s best years – as a Southern Arizona mining camp, as recollected by Tallia Pfrimmer Cahoon.. Ruby, Arizona is a privately-owned, well-preserved Southern Arizona ghost town that is well worth the visit. Browse ruby mines by region—including North America. Mine handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these mines harken back to the Public Land Survey System. Understanding Townships. A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have.


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Abstract Not Available Bibtex entry for this abstract Preferred format for this abstract (see Preferences): Find Similar Abstracts. A lot of the finest ruby and sapphire mines fall into such zones, according to Hughes’ book. The Pan-African orogeny happened about to million years ago, the result of which created gem deposits in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and southern India.

A carat Burmese ruby from Omi Gems. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. CHAPTER. 1: CHAPTER II. CHAPTER III. 8 other sections not shown. Common terms and phrases. Correspondence Respecting the Ruby Mines of Upper Burmah Great Britain, Colonial Office Jade in British Columbia & Nephrite from Alaska, George M Dawson & A B Meyer Les Bijoux Anciens et Modernes, Eugene Fontenay The Gnostics and Their Remains Ancient and Mediaeval, Charles William King Gem Mining in Burma.

By Martin Ehrmann, C.G. The following article is reprinted by kind permission of Gems & Gemology, in which the original appeared, Spring (Volume IX, Number 1).

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Inthe British annexed Upper Burma and effectively took control of the Mogok Stone Tract region too. The mines were leased to a British firm (Burma Ruby Mines Ltd.) from toand they attempted to mechanise operations in order to increase gemstone yields and profitability.

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Samuels looks at the Mogok mines from the local perspective, in contrast to the occidental histories put together by the “noble enterprise” of colonialism.

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