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Xitieshan Mine, Xitieshan, Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.), Haixi Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China

Latitude: 37°19'46"N
Longitude: 95°34'3"E
锡铁山铅锌银矿, 锡铁山, 大柴旦行政委员会, 海西蒙古族藏族自治州, 青海省, 中国

Sedimentary-exhalative (SEDEX) lead-zinc-iron deposit with a well developed oxidation zone.

Located near Xitieshan, about 75 km SE of Da Qaidam.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Albite
Aleksite
Amarillite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Arsenopyrite
Baryte
Botryogen
Boulangerite
Butlerite
Calcite
Cerussite
Cervelleite
Chaidamuite (TL)
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Copiapite
Coquimbite
Epidote
Fibroferrite
Galena
Gold
Greenockite
Gypsum
Halotrichite
'Heliophyllite'
Hematite
Jarosite
'Limonite'
Lishizhenite (TL)
Magnetite
Marcasite
Melanterite
'Melnikovite'
Mimetite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Pickeringite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Römerite
Siderite
var: Zincian Siderite
Sideronatrite
Silver
var: Küstelite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Sulphur
Tetrahedrite
var: Cd-Freibergite
'Tourmaline'
Xitieshanite (TL)
'Zincobotryogen'
Zincocopiapite (TL)
Zincovoltaite (TL)


61 entries listed. 50 valid minerals. 5 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Qingtong Ye (1983): Physico-chemical conditions of the formation of the oxidation zone of the Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit. Acta Geologica Sinica 57(4)

Bin Liu (1985): Fluid inclusion studies of the Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit with a special discussion on physicochemical conditions for ore deposition. Mineral Deposits 4(1), 22-30 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jieren Wu (1985): Geological characteristics of the Xitieshan massive sulphide deposit, Qinghai Province. Mineral Deposits 4(2), 1-12 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Wanmao Li and Guoying Chen (1985): The discovery of heliophyllite in China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 5(3), 216–220 (in Chinese with English abstract); also in: Mineral. Abs. 38, 347 (1987).

Guoying Chen, Wanmao Li, and Shurong Sun (1985): Mimetite discovered in Xitieshan mine, China, and its mineralogical study. Journal of Lanzhou University, Natural Sciences Edition 21(3).

Wanmao Li, Guoying Chen, and Zhizhong Peng (1986): Chaidamuite - A new zinc and ferric sulphate mineral. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(2), 109-114.

Dianwu Jia, Zengyou Fu, Huiwen Zhang, and Chunpei Zhao (1988): The first discovery of Cd-freibergite in China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 8(2), 136-137.

Wang Jincao, Xia Bin, and Ji Shaocheng (2004): On deposits controlled by tectonic lenses. Science in China Ser. D 47(12), 1095-1101.

Yaohui Liu, Lieshan Wu, Jiangping Mo, Fang Zhang, Jie Huang, and Mingde Yang (2006): Fluid inclusions and metallogenic environment of the Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit. Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 47-51.

Xinyou Zhu, Jiniu Deng, Jingbin Wang, Longjun Lin, and Junchang Fan (2006): The exhalation-sedimentary system of Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit, Qinghai Province. Geology and Prospecting 42(3), 18-23.

Xinyou Zhu, Jiniu Deng, Jingbin Wang, Longjun Lin, and Junchang Fan (2006): Study of two types of ore bodies in Xitieshan lead-zinc SEDEX deposit, Qinghai Province. Mineral Deposits 25(3), 252-262 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Xinyou Zhu, Jiniu Deng, Jingbin Wang, Longjun Lin, Junchang Fan and Shuqiu Sun (2007): Identification and study of stockwork altered pipe of Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit, Qinghai Province. Geochimica 36(1), 37-48.

Changzhi Wu, Lianxing Gu, Hui Feng, Zunzhong Zhang, Sihai Liu, Jianhua Huang, Changhua Wang, and Zhenyu Wang (2008): Genetic type of orebodies in the Xitieshan lead-zinc deposit, Qinghai Province, western China. Geology in China 35(6), 1185-1196 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Runtang Jian, Feng Li, and Xiangdong Zhao (2009): Rare earth element geochemistry of the Xitieshan carbonaceous schist type Pb-Zn deposit, Qinghai Province. Geology and Exploration 45(3), 240-246.

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