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Bitian Au-Ag-Cu deposit (Bitan Au-Ag-Cu deposit), Zijinshan ore field, Wuping Co., Longyan, Fujian, Chinai
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Bitian Au-Ag-Cu deposit (Bitan Au-Ag-Cu deposit)Deposit
Zijinshan ore fieldOre Field
Wuping Co.County
LongyanPrefecture
FujianProvince
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Name(s) in local language(s):碧田金银铜矿, 紫金山矿田, 武平县, 龙岩市, 福建省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 10' 16'' North , 116° 22' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.17111,116.37028
GeoHash:G#: ws6z0n622
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Low-sulphidation, sericite-adularia type epithermal copper-silver-gold deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
'Apatite'
Reference: Xiaodong Liu and Renmin Hua (2003): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 23(2), 129-135
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Chatkalite
Formula: Cu6FeSn2S8
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11; Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11; Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Xiaodong Liu and Renmin Hua (2003): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 23(2), 129-135; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
'Hydromuscovite'
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
'K Feldspar'
Reference: De-Quan Zhang, Cheng-You Fen, Da-Xin Li, Hing-Quan She, and Ying-Jun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 22(4), 360-364.; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: De-Quan Zhang, Cheng-You Fen, Da-Xin Li, Hing-Quan She, and Ying-Jun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 22(4), 360-364.; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Kiddcreekite
Formula: Cu6SnWS8
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259; Liu, W., Dong, C., Gu, X. Liu, Yu, Qiu, X., Chen, Y. (2014): The crystal structure of kiddcreekite solved using micro X-ray diffraction and the EPCryst program. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1517–1525.
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Ying-Jun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Ying-Jun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xiaodong Liu and Renmin Hua (2003): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 23(2), 129-135; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Silver var: Küstelite
Formula: Ag
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364; Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Tennantite var: Bismuthian Tennantite
Formula: Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Tennantite var: Tellurian Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Tennantite var: Zincian Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Tetrahedrite var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Aikinite'2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chatkalite2.CB.20Cu6FeSn2S8
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Kiddcreekite2.CB.35aCu6SnWS8
Mawsonite2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
var: Bismuthian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
var: Tellurian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Chlorite Group-
Hydromuscovite-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
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
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Chatkalite2.9.3.2Cu6FeSn2S8
Kiddcreekite2.9.6.2Cu6SnWS8
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Hydromuscovite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
Silver
var: Küstelite
-Ag
Tennantite
var: Bismuthian Tennantite
-Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
var: Tellurian Tennantite-Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite-Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
-Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
S Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AsArsenic
As Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag Silver (var: Küstelite)Ag
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
Sn KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Bi Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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]

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

References

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Jinyan Yao (1994): Origin of Cu-polymetallic deposits in the southern section of Late Paleozoic depression of Yongmei. Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11.
Huang Tiexin, Liu Xiaodong, and Zhang Jincheng (1996): The Bitian gold deposit - A quartz-adularia type epithermal precious metal deposit. Geology and Geochemistry 1996(6), 1-6 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Comparison of typical characters of Zijinshan copper-gold-silver deposits, Shanghang, Fujian Province. Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294.
Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Sulphosalt minerals and W-Sn sulphides in the Bitian Cu-Au-Ag deposit, Fujian. Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259.
Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hingquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): 40Ar-39Ar Dating of Adularia from Bitian Sericite-Adularia Type Epithermal Ag-Au Deposit in Fujian Province and Its Geological Significance. Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 22(4), 360-364.
Xiaodong Liu and Renmin Hua (2003): Cathodoluminescence study of apatite in gold-bearing quartz vein from Bitian Au-Ag-Cu deposit. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 23(2), 129-135.
Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Fen, Daxin Li, Hongquan She, and Yingjun Dong (2003): 40Ar-39Ar dating of adularia from Bitian sericite-adularia type epithermal Ag-Au deposit in Fujian Province and its geological significance. Mineral Deposits 22(4), 360-364 (In Chinese with English abstract).


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