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Calcite, China

Posted by Rock Currier  
avatar Calcite, China
April 06, 2009 09:58AM
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Can you help make this a better article? What good localities have we missed? Can you supply pictures of better specimens than those we show here? Can you give us more and better information about the specimens from these localities? Can you supply better geological or historical information on these localities?

CalciteCaCO3 trigonal

Calcite & Stibnite, Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Hunan Province, China 8.4cm wide





Here will go general remarks about the calcite from this China. Below are some url's to some of the better Chinese calcite specimens here on Mindat that can be considered for inclusion in the article. These, in most cases are just for temporary use until we can get images of the much better specimens that are almost certainly out there. We should also consider that there are probably localities out there with fine specimens that are not even mentioned on Mindat. Also in some instances there are sometimes pictures on Mindat, of specimens from a locality, but they were so ratty that I did not include them here, but there may also be really good specimens from there that we should talk about in this article.


CalciteChina
Tongguanshan Cu-Au deposit, Tongguanshan ore field, Tongling Mining District, Tongling Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-87720.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-161439.html


CalciteChina
Lechang Mine, Lechang Co., Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-215673.html


CalciteChina
Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-131529.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-55820.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-131527.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-131000.html


CalciteChina
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-69914.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-57596.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-63983.html


CalciteChina
Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-143950.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-53058.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-63990.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-100101.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-57062.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-157815.html



CalciteChina
Dachang Sn-polymetallic ore field, Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-161438.html


CalciteChina
Gaofeng (Longtoushan; Longtaoshan) Sn-polymetallic deposit, Dachang Sn-polymetallic ore field, Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-100098.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-118792.html



CalciteChina
Shanhu W-Sn deposit, Zhongshan Co., Hezhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-53094.html


CalciteChina
Laogaoshan deposit, Liujiang Co., Liuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-104530.html



Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-168938.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-203411.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-218373.html


CalciteChina
Wudong Mine, Liubao ("Babu"), Cangwu Co., Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-167851.html


CalciteChina
Fuzichong (Fozichong) Pb-Zn-(Ag) ore field, Cenxi Co., Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-119552.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-131772.html


CalciteChina
Liupanshui Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-61116.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-61117.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-61114.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-74508.html


CalciteChina
Tongren Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-100859.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-222855.html


CalciteChina
Nanyun Mine, Henan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-155041.html


CalciteChina
Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-184336.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-119861.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-70719.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-81019.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-47867.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-160141.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-41472.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-80408.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-62410.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-168927.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-160153.html


CalciteChina
Daye Iron mine, Edong Mining District, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-207990.html


CalciteChina
Fengjiashan Mine (Daye Copper mine), Edong Mining District, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-49454.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-150090.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-97489.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-103907.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-150557.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-158541.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-171702.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-207331.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-222368.html


CalciteChina
Tonglüshan Cu-Au-Fe deposit, Edong Mining District, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-91413.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-58035.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-213370.html


CalciteChina
Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-205988.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-176513.html


CalciteChina
Shimen Co., Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-137754.html


CalciteChina
Jiepaiyu Mine (Shimen Mine), Shimen As-(Au) deposit, Shimen Co., Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-64632.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-67881.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-119196.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-207264.html


CalciteChina
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-62362.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93233.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-115080.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93217.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-132004.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-146686.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-139681.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-146686.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-154842.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-205419.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-218119.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-216789.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-203238.html


CalciteChina
Chenzhou City (Chenxian Co.), Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China


CalciteChina
Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-116021.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-57609.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-119660.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-132001.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-137415.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-151560.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-60689.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93229.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-118758.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-53821.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-52930.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-135089.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-118808.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-34765.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-203173.html


CalciteChina
Mine No. 884, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-186424.html


CalciteChina
Xinxin Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-219223.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-156724.html


CalciteChina
Chashan Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-36914.html



Xianghualing Mine (Hsianghualing Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-196243.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-24607.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-7380.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-41868.html


CalciteChina
Xianghuapu Mine (Maiwan Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-67198.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-118224.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-122897.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-185848.html


CalciteChina
Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-122967.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-154676.html


CalciteChina
Manaoshan Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-69164.html


CalciteChina
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-22501.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-25827.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-132899.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-150520.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-176697.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-203235.html



Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93218.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-91425.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93227.html


CalciteChina
Kangjiawan Pb-Zn-Ag-Au deposit, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-56184.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-71398.html


CalciteChina
Shuikoushan Pb-Zn-Cu deposit, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-57325.html


CalciteChina
Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-22971.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-90897.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-155227.html


CalciteChina
Shangbao Pyrite mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93209.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-90900.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-64631.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-78077.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-51543.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-93234.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-47220.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-49603.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-49603.html


CalciteChina
Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Lengshuijiang Co., Loudi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-34749.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-200800.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-202897.html


CalciteChina
De'an Mine, De'an Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-193289.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-193299.html


CalciteChina
Wuning Mine (Wuling Mine; Qingjiang Mine), Qingjiang, Wuning Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-117885.html


CalciteChina
Yongping Cu-W deposit, Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.), Shangrao Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-53810.html


CalciteChina
Baoshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-154423.html


CalciteChina
Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-92585.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-38306.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-171208.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-136242.html
http://www.mindat.org/photo-178956.html


CalciteChina
Jinhua Prefecture, Zhejiang Province, China
http://www.mindat.org/photo-203226.html



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Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.



Edited 6 time(s). Last edit at 12/29/2012 07:48AM by Rock Currier.
avatar Re: Calcite, China
June 05, 2012 04:10PM
    
Rock, thanks for starting this article with this Calcite/Stibnite picture.

Please note that after a discussion we had on the messageboard last week about the locality that this is the right locality http://www.mindat.org/loc-714.html for this Calcite/Stibnite. So the Xikuangshan Sb deposit is right and not the Xikuangshan Mine.

Best regards,
Mario Pauwels
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