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Shaxi-Changpushang Cu-Au deposit, Lujiang Co., Hefei, Anhui, Chinai
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Shaxi-Changpushang Cu-Au depositDeposit
Lujiang Co.County
HefeiPrefecture
AnhuiProvince
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Name(s) in local language(s):沙溪铜矿, 庐江县, 合肥市, 安徽省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 8' 30'' North , 117° 17' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.14167,117.28333
GeoHash:G#: wte3hv5j7
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Porphyry (Shaxi) and associated skarn (Changpushang) copper-gold deposit, related to a Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous quartz diorite porphyry that intruded Silurian argillaceous siltstone and Jurassic sandstone.

The deposit is worked by several mines.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


40 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Xiaoyong Yang and Yongfei Zheng (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), 491-493.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
'Apatite'
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
'Biotite'
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang and Yongfei Zheng (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), 491-493
'Hydromuscovite'
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1060/PorCu.txt
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xiaoyong Yang and Yongfei Zheng (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), 491-493.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang and Yongfei Zheng (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), 491-493
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ruqing Ji, Wenya Zhou, and Shilan Zhang (1987): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 6(1), 64-71; Zhaowen Xu, Wenyi Xu, Jiansheng Qiu, Bin Fu, and Cuiyi Niu (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(4), 36-40

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hydromuscovite'-
K Feldspar-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
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
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hydromuscovite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188644
Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

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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References

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Sun, L, Yang, X., Wang, K., and Liu, Z. (1994): Tectonomagmatic activation and the prediction of Saxi-Chang Pushang porphyry copper deposit, Central Anhui province, east China (abstract). Geotectonica et Metallogenia 18(3/4), 83-84.
Ren Qijiang, Hua Renmin, and Qiu Jiansheng (1996): Copper-Gold Deposits Related to Syntexis Type of Volcanic Rocks. In: Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang et al. (eds.): The Mesozoic Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes and Their Metallogenic Relations in East China. Science Press (Beijing), 127-150.
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Qiu Jiansheng, Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang, and McInnes, B.A.I. (1999): Metallogeny of Shoshonite-Hosted Copper-Gold Deposits in Middle-South Parts of Tancheng-Lujiang Deep Fault Zone and its Vicinity, Eastern China. Journal of China University of Geosciences 10(1).
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Yang, X.-Y., Wang, K., Yang X.-M., and Liguang, S. (2002): Characteristics of mineralization and gold occurrence in Shaxi porphyry copper-gold deposit, central Anhui, China. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 177(3), 293-320.
Yang, X.-Y., Li, X.-G., Huang, D.-Z., and Wang, K.-R. (2003): Study on Shaxi porphyry copper-gold deposit in Anhui: gold mineralization and occurrence determination by PIXE. Journal of Central South University of Technology 10(4), 352-358.
Xiao-Yong Yang, Yong-Fei Zhang, and Insung Lee (2003): Geochemistry and metallogeny of Shaxi-Changpushan porphyry copper (gold) deposit, East China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement 67(18), 560.
Xiaoyong Yang and Yongfei Zheng (2005): The Shaxi porphyry Cu-Au deposit, Anhui Province, eastern China. In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), 491-493.
Xiaoyong Yang, Jing Huang, Liguang Sun, and Kuiren Wang (2007): Geochemical studies on REE and trace elements from several Cu-Au deposits along the lower Yangtze metallogenic valley, central-southern Anhui Province. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(2), 170-181.
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