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Linglong Gold camp, Zhaoyuan Co., Yantai Prefecture, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong Province, China

玲珑金矿区, 招远市, 烟台市, 胶东半岛, 山东省, 中国

The Linglong camp contains six large and a number of smaller gold deposits, with a combined reserve of more than 500 t Au, within an area of about 75 km2. They occur along the northern part of the Zhaoping fault and are all part of one single gold system. They are located in the NW part of the Jiaodong peninsula, that belongs to the outer ring of the Circum-Pacific belt and a reactivated Archean craton.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
Arsenopyrite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'Feldspar Group'
Galena
'Garnet'
Gold
var: Electrum
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hessite
Ilmenite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Sericite
Pentlandite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
Rutile
Siderite
Silver
var: Küstelite
Sphalerite
Tetradymite


36 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Yumin Qiu, Groves, D.I., McNaughton, N.J., Lianggen Wang, and Taihe Zhou (2002): Nature, age, and tectonic setting of granitoid-hosted, orogenic gold deposits of the Jiaodong Peninsula, eastern North China craton, China. Mineralium Deposita 37, 283-305.

Yuke Shen, Jun Deng, and Yebing Xu (2005): Geological significance of lamprophyre during gold mineralization in the Linglong ore field. Geology and Prospecting 41(3), 45-49.

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