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Saishitang Mine (Saishentang Mine; Sashitang Mine), Xinghai Co., Hainan, Qinghai, Chinai
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Saishitang Mine (Saishentang Mine; Sashitang Mine)Mine
Xinghai Co.County
HainanAutonomous Prefecture
QinghaiProvince
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Name(s) in local language(s):赛什塘铜多金属矿, 兴海县, 海南藏族自治州, 青海省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 18' 25'' North , 99° 47' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.30722,99.78861
GeoHash:G#: wnqbyerz7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Skarn and porphyry copper-polymetallic deposit. The skarn ore bodies have associated Zn-Pb mineralization, while the porphyry ore bodies have associated Mo mineralization.


Note: Although commonly reported as "Saishitang", the Chinese name of the deposit transliterates to "Saishentang". "Sashitang" is a mis-nomer.

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40 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
'Biotite'
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Ferrisepiolite (TL)
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Xiangping Gu, Xiande Xie, Xiangbin Wu, Jianqing Lai, Hoshino Kenich, and Guchang Zhu (2010): CNMNC Newsletter 7, 30
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Stannoidite
Formula: Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774; Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannoidite2.CB.15cCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferrisepiolite (TL)9.00.(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Stannoidite2.9.3.3Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferrisepiolite (TL)-(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferrisepiolite(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Ferrisepiolite(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O PericlaseMgO
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Ferrisepiolite(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Ferrisepiolite(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S GreenockiteCdS
S StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
S CobaltiteCoAsS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Ferrisepiolite(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
Ag SilverAg
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SnTin
Sn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi BismuthBi

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3184523
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Songpan-Ganzi Accretionary Complex

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Zhao and Lin (1993): The main geological features of copper skarn deposits in China. Resource Geology Special Issue, no. 15, pp. 225-230.
Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Geodynamic settings and tectonic model of skarn gold deposits in China: An overview. Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
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.
Jianhui Wu, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Jinwen Li, and Hongquan She (2010): Geology of porphyry and skarn type copper polymetallic deposits in southern margin of Qaidam basin. Mineral Deposits 29(5), 760-774 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Zhongyi Zhang, Tianzhu Ding, Peng He, and Xinyou Zhu (2014): Characteristics of superposed folds and its tectonic significance in Saishitang ore district, Qinghai Province - Tectonic study on a superposed fold zone. Northwestern Geology 47(2), 1-10 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Liu, J., & Zhang, S. (2017). A New Zincian Greenockite Occurrence in the Saishitang Cu Skarn Deposit, Qinghai Province, Northwest China. Minerals, 7(8), 132.


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