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Qulong Cu-(Mo) deposit, Maizhokunggar Co. (Mozhugongka Co.), Lhasa, Tibet, Chinai
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Qulong Cu-(Mo) depositDeposit
Maizhokunggar Co. (Mozhugongka Co.)County
LhasaPrefecture
TibetAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):驱龙铜(钼)矿, 墨竹工卡县 (མལ་གྲོ་གུང་དཀར་རྫོང་), 拉萨市 (ལྷ་ས་གྲོང་ཁྱེར་), 西藏自治区, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 37' 46'' North , 91° 35' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.62944,91.59889
GeoHash:G#: wj30s3uk0
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate


Porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit, containing 5 million tons of copper, 350,000 tons of molybdenum and 3,200 tons (100 million ounces) of silver. Located about 60 km east of Lhasa.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
'Apatite'
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6
'Biotite'
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Zhiming Yang, Xiaoming Qu, Xianjin Meng, Zhenqing Li, Beaudoin, G., Zongyao Rui, and Yongfeng Gao (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Zhiming Yang, Xiaoming Qu, Xianjin Meng, Zhenqing Li, Beaudoin, G., Zongyao Rui, and Yongfeng Gao (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Zongyao Rui, Zengqian Hou, Xiaoming Qu, Lisheng Zhang, Longsheng Wang, and Yulin Liu (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(3), 217-225; Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Zhiming Yang, Xiaoming Qu, Xianjin Meng, Zhenqing Li, Beaudoin, G., Zongyao Rui, and Yongfeng Gao (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
Reference: Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Zongyao Rui, Zengqian Hou, Xiaoming Qu, Lisheng Zhang, Longsheng Wang, and Yulin Liu (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(3), 217-225; Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6; Jiuhua Xu (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36; Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208; Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223; Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Global Geology 28(4), 460-466

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Molybdite'4.E0.10MoO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
AX3
Molybdite4.5.1.1MoO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(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, Rocks, etc.
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MolybditeMoO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo MolybditeMoO3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192127
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

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]

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References

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Zongyao Rui, Zengqian Hou, Xiaoming Qu, Lisheng Zhang, Longsheng Wang, and Yulin Liu (2003): Metallogenetic Epoch of Gangdese Porphyry Copper Belt and Uplift of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 22(3), 217-225 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xiangjin Meng, Zengqian Hou, Yongfeng Gao, Wei Huang, Xiaoming Qu, and Wenjun Qu (2004): Re-Os dating for molybdenite from Qulong porphyry copper deposit in Gangdese metallogenic belt, Xizang and its metallogenic significance. Geological Review 49(6), 665.
Zhiying Huang and Guangming Li (2004): Basic characteristics of copper deposits and their prospecting in the Yaluzangbujiang metallogenic province, Tibet. Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 1-6 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Guangming Li, Bo Liu, Wenjun Qu, Fangcheng Lin, Hongquan She, and Chenyou Feng (2005): The Porphyry-Skarn Ore-Forming System in Gangdese Metallogenic Belt, Southern Xizang: Evidence from Molybdenite Re-Os Age of Porphyry-Type Copper Deposits and Skarn-Type Copper Polymetallic Deposits. Geotectonica et Metallogenia [Dadi Gouzao Yu Chengkuangxue] 29(4), 482-490.
Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Guangming Li, and Jiuhua Xu (2005): Characteristics and forming process of ore-forming fluids at Qulong copper deposit in Gangdise porphyry copper belt, Tibet. Geology and Prospecting 41(2), 21-26.
Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, Dequan Zhang, Guangming Li, Bo Liu, and Jinwen Li (2006): Study on the fluid inclusions from Jiama skarn copper polymetallic deposit and Qulong porphyry copper deposit in Gandese copper belt, Tibet. Acta Petrologica Sinica 22(3), 689-696 (in Chinese).
Shaoping Yang, Hua Zhang, Yinghan Liu, Mu Kong, Huazhong Liu, Guangfa Dong, and Yongping Luo (2006): Geochemical evaluation of potential ore in the Qulong copper deposit and its peripheral region in Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica 80(10), 1558-1565.
Shunbao Gao and Youye Zheng (2006): Geochemical Controlling of Mineralization in Qulong Super-Large Porphyry Copper Deposit, Tibet. Geological Science and Technology Information 25(2), 41-46 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Qu Xiaoming, Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, and Li Youguo (2007): Characteristics and genesis of Gangdese porphyry copper deposits in the southern Tibetan Plateau: Preliminary geochemical and geochronological results. Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 205-223.
Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Daixiang Xia, Yucai Song, and Zheng Li (2008): Relationship between western porphyry and mineralization in Qulong copper deposit of Tibet and its enlightenment to further exploration. Mineral Deposits 27(1), 28-36 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Bo Xiao, Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Junxing Zhao, Xiaobing Liu, Daixiang Xia, Xingbing Wu, and Zhenwei Peng (2008): Magmatic intrusion center and mineralization center of Qulong porphyry Cu-Mo deposit in Tibet: Evidence from fissure-veinlets and mineralization intensity. Mineral Deposits 27(2), 200-208 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Zhiming Yang, Zengqian Hou, Yucai Song, Zhenqing Li, Daixiang Xia, and Fengchu Pan (2008): Qulong superlarge porphyry Cu deposit in Tibet: Geology, alteration and mineralization. Mineral Deposits 27(3), 279-318 (in Chinese with English abstract).
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.
Jinshu Zhang, Ji Duo, Zhengwei He, and Juxing Tang (2009): Mineralization characteristics and prospecting forecasting of Qulong porphyry copper-(molybdenum) deposit in Tibet. Global Geology 28(4), 460-466 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Longmin Nie, Zhenqing Li, and Xiaojie Fang (2012): Cu isotope fractionation during magma evolution process of Qulong porphyry copper deposit, Tibet. Mineral Deposits 31(4), 718-726 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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