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Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
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Name(s) in local language(s): 冯家山铜矿 (大冶铜矿), 大冶市, 黄石市, 湖北省, 中国
 
Skarn-type iron-copper deposit. The former government-owned copper mine is now privately held and worked for wollastonite.


NOTE: Unlike stated in the title of Ottens's paper (2007), this mine is located in Daye County (not: Daye District) and Huangshi Prefecture (not: Ezhou Prefecture).

Mineral List

Bornite
Braunite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Copper
Cuprite
Datolite
Delafossite
Epidote
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)
Fluorite
Galena
Goethite
Helvine
Hematite
Hubeite (TL)
Ilvaite
Inesite
Magnetite
Manganbabingtonite ?
Molybdenite
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
Silver
'Stilbite'
Wollastonite


28 entries listed. 26 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Characteristics of hydrochemical anomalies and prospecting criteria of the Fengjiashan skarn Fe-Cu deposit. Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9.
- Ottens, B. (2003): Inesit, Hubeit und Japanerzwillinge aus Hubei, China. LAPIS 28 (9), 41-47
- Ottens, B. (2007): The Fengjiashan mine, Daye District, Ezhou Prefecture, Hubei Province, China. The Mineralogical Record, 38, 33-42.

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