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Xifanping Cu-Au deposit, Yanyuan Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China


List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
'Zinccopperite'1.AB.10aCu7Zn4 (?)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-


20 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

References

Chen, P., Wang, R., Chen, X., and Xu, S. (1999): Fluid Inclusion Evidence for High-Copper Content of Ore-Forming Fluid for Xifanping Porphyry Copper Deposit, Sichuan Province, China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 1999, no. 7285.

Sun, Y., Xiao, Y., Wen, C., et al. (2002): The discovery of genesis of zinccopperite in a porphyry copper deposit in Xifanping, Sichuan Province. Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 21(4), 266-267 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Zeqin Li, Jiangzhen Wang, and Jingya Wang (2003): New genetic model for porphyry copper deposit. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A252.

Kaixing Wu, Ruizhong Hu, Jiantang Peng, Xianwu Bi, and Zhigang Zhao (2005): Cenozoic Tectonic Uplifting and Secondary Enrichment of Porphyry Copper and Gold Deposits. Geological Science and Technology Information [Dizhi Keji Qingbao] 24(4), 50-54.

Zengqian Hou, Pusheng Zeng, Yongfeng Gao, Andao Du, and Deming Fu (2006): Himalayan Cu–Mo–Au mineralization in the eastern Indo–Asian collision zone: constraints from Re–Os dating of molybdenite. Mineralium Deposita 41(1), 33-45.

Xianwu Bi, Wenfeng Wei, Ruizhong Hu, Jiantang Peng, Kaixing Wu, and Hongli Li (2006): Sources of ore-forming fluids in the Xifanping porphyry copper deposit: enlightenment from the study of biotite mineral chemistry. Mineral Deposits 25(suppl.), 159-162 (in Chinese with English title).

Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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