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Xishimen Mine, Wu'an Co., Handan Prefecture, Hebei Province, China

Latitude: 36°50'0"N
Longitude: 114°10'27"E
西石门铁矿, 武安市, 邯郸市, 河北省, 中国

Large-scale skarn iron deposit, consisting of stratiform ore bodies in the contact zone between a Jurassic-Cretaceous monzonite intrusion and Mid-Ordovician limestone. The deposit is one of series of skarn iron deposits in the Wu'an area, southern Taihang Mountains. The geological setting and features of the deposit are similar to neighbouring deposits, such as the Zhongguan Fe deposit.

Mineral List

Actinolite
Albite
Andradite
'Apatite'
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chondrodite
Digenite
Diopside
Dolomite
Epidote
Fluorite
Forsterite
Goethite
Hematite
var: Martite

Maghemite
Magnesioferrite
Magnetite
Muscovite
Phlogopite
Polydymite
Pyrite
Quartz
'Scapolite'
'Serpentine Group'
Titanite
Tremolite
Zeolite Group


30 entries listed. 25 valid minerals.

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References

Jianmin Zheng, Jingwen Mao, Maohong Chen, Guangdong Li, and Changyong Ban (2007): Geological characteristics and metallogenic model of skarn iron deposits in the Hangdan-Xingtai area, southern Hebei, China. Geological Bulletin of China 26(2), 150-154.

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