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Shimian Cu-Ni-(PGE) deposit, Shimian Co., Ya'an, Sichuan, Chinai
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Shimian Cu-Ni-(PGE) depositDeposit
Shimian Co.County
Ya'anPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° North , 102° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~46km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Intrusion-hosted low sulphide Cu-Ni-(PGE) deposit.

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Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Borovskite
Formula: Pd3SbTe4
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Platinum'1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Borovskite'2.LA.60Pd3SbTe4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Merenskyite'2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
'Moncheite'2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sperrylite'2.EB.05aPtAs2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Borovskite2.8.1.7Pd3SbTe4
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd BorovskitePd3SbTe4
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
SbAntimony
Sb BorovskitePd3SbTe4
TeTellurium
Te BorovskitePd3SbTe4
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
PtPlatinum
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

References

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Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Intrusion-hosted PGE mineralization in the Sichuan province, China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560.


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