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Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
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Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Collectors Edge. Acanthite from Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Locality: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Locality: Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Apatite'
Localities: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Locality: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Biotite'
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Localities: Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Chalcocite var: Argentiferous Chalcocite
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Locality: Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Chert'
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Locality: Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Locality: Yungang coal field, Kuang District (Mining District), Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Jiuduigou Mo deposit, Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tainashui Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Photo: © Weinrich Minerals, Inc.. Galena from Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tainashui Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Gold var: Electrum
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Houshuo Au-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Graphite
Formula: C
Locality: Desheng Mine, Datong Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Hematite var: Martite
Locality: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Hydromuscovite'
Locality: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Tainashui Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Tainashui Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Locality: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mckinstryite
Formula: Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Mica Group'
Locality: Pingxingguan Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Jiuduigou Mo deposit, Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Jiuduigou Mo deposit, Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Locality: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Nsutite
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Localities: Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Orthoclase
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Pavonite
Formula: (Ag,Cu)(Bi,Pb)3S5
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Psilomelane'
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Photo: © Collectors Edge. Pyrite from Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Pyrolusite
Formula: MnO2
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2(Si4O10)(OH)2
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Localities: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Locality: Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Locality: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Serpentine Group'
Formula: D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Locality: Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4 -NiCo2S4
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Collectors Edge. Silver from Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Silver var: Küstelite
Localities: Houshuo Au-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Staurolite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Zn)1.5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2
Locality: Shangshifan Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Sternbergite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Locality: Buziwan Mine (Puziwan Mine; Boziwan Mine; Baoziwan Mine; Poziwan Mine), Yanggao Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Localities: Zhijiadi Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Todorokite
Formula: (Ca,K,Na,Mg,Ba,Mn)(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3H2O
Localities: Donggou Mine, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Mapo-Shanshenmiao Mn-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Locality: Diaoquan Cu-Ag deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China


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