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Limu Ta-Sn ore field, Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China

Latitude: 25°10'0"N
Longitude: 110°52'30"E
栗木钽锡矿田, 恭城瑶族自治县, 桂林市, 广西壮族自治区, 中国

Ultra-acidic peraluminous, Li-F-Na-rich topaz-albite granite stocks, intruded into Cambrian and Devonian-Carboniferous sedimentary rocks. These stocks host economic Ta-Nb and Sn-W mineralizations.


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
var: Oligoclase
var: Oligoclase-Albite
'Allanite'
Anatase
Arsenopyrite
Beryl
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Calcite
Cassiterite
var: Wood Tin
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
Diaspore
Ferberite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Galena
'Garnet'
Hematite
Hübnerite
Ilmenite
Kaolinite
Lepidolite
'Leucoxene'
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Microcline
Microlite Group
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Muscovite
var: Lithian Muscovite
var: Sericite
'Phengite'
'Protolithionite'
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile

Rutile
var: Strüverite

Scheelite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Tantalite-(Mn)
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
Triplite
Uraninite
'Varlamoffite'
'Wolframite'
Xenotime-(Y)
'Zinnwaldite'
Zircon


59 entries listed. 38 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Zhibin Gao (1982): Geological characteristics and prospecting of tin and tungsten deposits in Guangxi Province. Geology and Prospecting 18(8), 10-17 (in Chinese).

Yaqiao Huang (1980): Geological characteristics and ore indicators of the Limu rare-metal granite. Geology and Prospecting 16(4), 23-29 (in Chinese).

Hui Li, Maozhong Zhang, Xinzheng Chen, Hu Chen, and Kaisen Zheng (1983): Geochemical anomalies of the Limu Ta-Nb-W-Sn deposits. Geology and Prospecting 19(11), 58-65.

Desong Lin and Kaixuan Wang (1987): Metallogenic characteristics of granite-type tin deposits in a certain ore field of Guangxi Province. Geology and Prospecting 23(4), 14-20.

Desong Lin and Kaixuan Wang (1988): Study on triplite in the granite of Limu ore field. Mineral Resources and Geology 8(2).

Weihua Xia, Jintong Zhang, Zhiwen Feng et al. (1989): The Geology on Granite-typed Rare Metal Deposits in Nanling Mountains. Chinese University of Geological Sciences Press (Wuhan), 1-123 (in Chinese).

Desong Lin (1993): Comparison study of the 414 ore deposit with Limu orefield. Mineral Resources and Geology 7(4), 262-266 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Topaz-albite granites and rare-metal mineralization in the Limu District, Guangxi Province, southeast China. Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.

Peters, S.G., Nokleberg, W.J., Doebrich, J.L., Bawiec, W.J., Orris, G., Sutphin, D.M., and Wilburn, D.R. (2005): Geology and Nonfuel Mineral Deposits of Asia and the Pacific. USGS Open-File Report 05-1294C.

Linghui Liang, Zhenan Peng, Ming Wang, Keisuke Nago, Minghai Cai, Dunjie Huang, Tengfei Guo, Hu Liu, and Liu Cheng (2013): Noble gas isotopic tracing of ore-forming fluids in Limu tin-niobium-tantalum deposit. Mineral Deposits 32(2), 397-404 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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