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Poshan Mine, Weishancheng ore field, Tongbai Co., Nanyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China



Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
'Biotite'
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
Gold var: Electrum
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Lead
Formula: Pb
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
'Leucoxene'
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Muscovite var: Sericite
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Pyrolusite
Formula: MnO2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Hongmei Li, Junhao Wei, Hongli Wang, Guangling Xiao, Lina Peng, and Fayan Wang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 374-384; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Lin Ye and Tiegang Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(4), 41-45; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Silver var: K├╝stelite
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Chuanting Zhang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(6), 43-48; Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105; Jing Zhang, Yan Yang, Yinghuai Lu, Yanjing Chen, Shouquan Wan, and Hongwei Ma (2008): Geology in China 35(6), 1220-1229; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11; Sihong Jiang, Fengjun Nie, Donghui Fang, Yifei Liu, Wanyi Zhang, Dongqing Xu, and Zhijun Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(1), 63-72
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46; Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Reference: Tianwei Guo and Zhongwen Han (1990): Northeastern Geological Science and Technology Information 11(2), 1-11
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46
Weishanite (TL)
Formula: (Au,Ag)3Hg2
Type Locality: Poshan Mine, Weishancheng ore field, Tongbai Co., Nanyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
Reference: Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
Zircon
Formula: ZrSiO4
Reference: Diankai Chen and Danshen Zhou (1984): Mineral Deposits 3(1), 37-46


59 entries listed. 46 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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.

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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