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Wengfu P deposit, Fuquan Co., Qiannan, Guizhou, Chinai
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Wengfu P depositDeposit
Fuquan Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 0' North , 107° 20' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.00000,107.33333
GeoHash:G#: wku3d7jwr
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Phosphorite deposit.
Locality includes the Lanmao, Mofang and Yingping mines.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.
Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O QuartzSiO2
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Si QuartzSiO2
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F

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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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]

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- Yang, W.D., Guo, Q.J., and Qing, H. (2000): Sedimentology and geochemistry of Wengfu phosphorite deposit in SW China. Presented at GeoCanada 2000, Calgary, Alberta.

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