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Liuyang phosphate mine, Yonghe, Liuyang Co., Changsha, Hunan, Chinai
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Liuyang phosphate mineMine
Yonghe- not defined -
Liuyang Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 18' North , 113° 51' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.30000,113.85000
GeoHash:G#: wt0byxz53
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Late Proterozoic marine chemical-sedimentary phosphate deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Qian Zhang, and Yubo Cao (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 91-96
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Qian Zhang, and Yubo Cao (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 91-96
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Baogui Zhang, Qian Zhang, and Yubo Cao (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 91-96

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma

ID: 3190622
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Baogui Zhang, Qian Zhang, and Yubo Cao (1990): Mineralogical features of wavellite from the oxidized zone in Yonghe phosphorus deposit, Hunan Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 91-96.
Chernoff, C.B., and Orris, G.J. (2002): Data set of world phosphate mines, deposits and occurrences. USGS Open-File Report 02-156.

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