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Bawdwin

Bawdwin (97.298E 23.109N) was the site of a rich silver mine that also produced substantial nickel (1050 tons per year), lead (76,000 tons per year), and zinc (21,000 tons per year).  Located in the Shan States of eastern Burma, it had been producing since 1920 and in 1930 it was one of the most productive silver mines in the world.

Rail connections

Lashio


References

Cohen (1949)

Van Royen and Bowles (1952)



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