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Gaocun Au deposit, Hetai gold field, Gaoyao Co., Zhaoqing, Guangdong, Chinai
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Gaocun Au depositDeposit
Hetai gold fieldOre Field
Gaoyao Co.County
ZhaoqingPrefecture
GuangdongProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 112° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~47km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Disseminated hydrothermally altered mylonite-hosted gold deposit. Numerous felsic pegmatite veins occur in the mine area, which are related to Hercyno-Indosinian granites. Gaocun is the largest deposit in the Hetai gold field.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn723
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn723
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Guilin Zhang, C.A. Boulter, and Jincheng Liang (2001): Economic Geology 96(1), 49-59.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn723
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Guilin Zhang, C.A. Boulter, and Jincheng Liang (2001): Economic Geology 96(1), 49-59.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yongzhang Zhou (1992): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)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
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.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Guilin Zhang, C.A. Boulter, and Jincheng Liang (2001): Brittle Origins for Disseminated Gold Mineralization in Mylonite: Gaocun Gold Deposit, Hetai Goldfield, Guangdong Proince, South China. Economic Geology 96(1), 49-59.
- Pirajno, F., and Bagas, L. (2002): Gold and silver metallogeny of the South China Fold Belt: a consequence of multiple mineralizing events ? Ore Geology Reviews 20, 109-126.


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