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Shimian Mine (Sichuan Asbestos mine), Shimian Co., Ya'an, Sichuan, Chinai
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Shimian Mine (Sichuan Asbestos mine)Mine
Shimian Co.County
Ya'anPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):石棉矿 (四川石棉矿), 石棉县, 雅安市, 四川省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° North , 102° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~46km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


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Southwest China, China

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13 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bojun Huang and Yushun Min (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(3), 202-210; Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152; Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
'commodity:Asbestos'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bojun Huang and Yushun Min (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(3), 202-210; Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152; Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Reference: Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Hydrotalcite
Formula: Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
'Jade'
Reference: Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bojun Huang and Yushun Min (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(3), 202-210
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
'Nephrite'
Reference: Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.; Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Hydromagnesite'5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Hydrotalcite'5.DA.50Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Chrysotile'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lizardite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Jade'-
'Nephrite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrotalcite16b.6.2.1Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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'-
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'-
'Jade'-
'Nephrite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): IR features of the minerals associated with chrysotile asbestos. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108.
Bojun Huang and Yushun Min (1989): A mineralogical study on the serpentine minerals from the Sichuan asbestos deposit. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(3), 202-210.
Xiaofen Su, Kaicai Zhou, Lijian Qi, and Xiangli Qian (2006): Gemological characteristics of serpentine cat's-eye in Sichuan Province. China Mining Magazine 15(5), 73-75 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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