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Tangganshan Mine, Heshan District, Yiyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
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Latitude: 28°30'50"N
Longitude: 112°19'10"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): 棠甘山锰矿, 赫山区, 益阳市, 湖南省, 中国
 
A stratabound sedimentary-metamorphic manganese deposit, which is also mined for iron and lead. The oxidation rate is higher than the erosion rate and the manganese carbonate beds are largely oxidized.

Located near Yiyang City.

Mineral List

Alabandite
Arsenopyrite
Bixbyite
Braunite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Cobaltite-Gersdorffite Series'
Cryptomelane
Diopside
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
Galena
Hauerite
Hausmannite
Kaolinite
Kutnohorite
'Limonite'
Lithiophorite
Manganite
Manganocummingtonite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Nsutite
Opal
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrophanite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
'Vernadite'
Vesuvianite


36 entries listed. 29 valid minerals.

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References

Hunan Metallurgical Geology Research Team 236 (1977): Characteristics and distribution profiles of China's major types of manganese deposits. Geology and Prospecting 13(8), 20-25, 28.

Yuanfang Xiao (1980): Geological characteristics of a new type of manganese deposit: manganese sulfide - manganese carbonate ore beds. Geology and Prospecting 16(3), 18-20 (in Chinese).

Hunan Metallurgical Geology Research Team 236 (1982): On the manganese carbonate mineral phase deposition characteristics and their applications. Geology and Prospecting 18(2), 6-9.

Jiuling Zhang (1982): Geological features and prospecting directions of the main types of foreign and domestic manganese deposits. Geology and Prospecting 18(2), 26-40.

Baogui Zhang, Guoxi Chen, and Jingyu Chen (1988): Mineralogy and geochemistry of a stratabound manganese deposit in the Tangganshan region of South China. Geochemistry 7(1), 67-75.

Baogui Zhang (1996): Superimposed Mineralization. In: Tu Guangzhi (Ed.): Geochemistry of strata-bound deposits in China. Science Press (Beijing), 240-253.

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