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Asika'erte Mine (Arskartor Mine), Qinghe Co. (Qinggil Co.; Chinggil Co.), Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture), Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China



Detailed Mineral List:
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40; Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
'Apatite'
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40; Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Beryl var: Emerald
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Beryl var: Heliodor
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40
Microcline
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40; Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351; Tianren Zou (1996): Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40; Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.


17 entries listed. 10 valid minerals.

References

Yinlin Feng and Xiaopo Jiang (1987): A study of the pegmatitic-pneumatolytic-hypothermal beryls and aquamarines from the Arskartor Mine in Xinjiang. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(4), 344-351 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Tianren Zou (1996): The Asika'erte pegmatite-like aquamarine-beryl deposit in Xinjiang. Mineral Deposits 15(suppl.), 38-40 (in Chinese).

Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp. (in Chinese)

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