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Poshan Mine, Weishancheng ore field, Tongbai Co., Nanyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
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Latitude: 32°32'30"N
Longitude: 113°27'0"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): 破山银矿, 围山城金银成矿带, 桐柏县, 南阳市, 河南省, 中国
 
Stratabound metamorphosed clastic rock type silver-gold deposit.

In Chinese, "Poshan" means "Broken Hill".

Mineral List

Acanthite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Amphibole Supergroup
Anatase
Arsenopyrite
Azurite
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
Cerussite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Corkite
Fluorite
Galena
'Garnet'
Gold
var: Electrum
Graphite
Hematite
Hinsdalite
Ilmenite
Jalpaite
Jarosite
Lead
'Leucoxene'
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Manganite
Miargyrite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Plumbojarosite
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Scheelite
Siderite
Silver
var: Küstelite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Stromeyerite
Sylvanite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
'Tourmaline'
Weishanite (TL)
Zircon


60 entries listed. 47 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Stratabound features and mineralization process of the Weishancheng gold-silver deposit. Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Weishanite - a new gold-bearing mineral. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105.

Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Classification of China's major silver deposits. Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11 (in Chinese).

Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geochemical features and anomaly patterns of the Poshan silver deposit, Tongbai, Henan. Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48.

Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Halogen geochemistry of the Poshan independent silver deposit, Henan. Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45.

Baoping Sun, Zongwei Wang, and Yun Wang (2007): Model of primary geochemical anomalies of the Poshan silver deposit in Tongbai County, Henan Province. Northwestern Geology 40(1), 61-71 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geological and geochemical characteristics and genesis of the Poshan silver deposit, Henan Province. Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): The sources of ore-forming materials in Weishancheng Au-Ag mineralization belt in Tongbai, Henan Province: lead isotope evidences. Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384.

Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Geochronology of major gold and silver deposits in Weishancheng area, Tongbai County, Henan Province. Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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