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Dalucao REE deposit, Dechang Co., Liangshan, Sichuan, Chinai
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Dechang Co.County
LiangshanPrefecture
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Name(s) in local language(s):大陆槽稀土矿, 德昌县, 凉山彝族自治州, 四川省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 12' 23'' North , 101° 57' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.20639,101.95528
GeoHash:G#: wkbdb0c8d
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Second largest REE deposit in the Mianning-Dechang REE belt. Geology and mineralogy are similar to those of the Maoniuping deposit.

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Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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33 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Apatite'
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Baryte var: Strontian Baryte
Formula: (Ba,Sr)SO4
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Biotite'
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Breccia'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Carbonatite'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press); Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
'Chevkinite Group'
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Copper var: Stanniferous Copper
Formula: (Cu,Sn)
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
'Monazite'
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press); Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Parisite'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Quartz-diorite'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'commodity:Rare Earths'
Reference:  
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554; Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
'Syenite'
Reference: Liu, Y., Zhu, Z., Chen, C., Zhang, S., Sun, X., Yang, Z., & Liang, W. (2015). Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of weathered ore in the Dalucao REE deposit, Mianning–Dechang REE Belt, western Sichuan Province, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 437-456.
Tin
Formula: Sn
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554
'Tongxinite'
Formula: Cu2Zn
Reference: Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160; Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Zengqian Hou, Shihong Tian, Yuling Xie, Zhusen Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Shuping Yin, Longsheng Yi, Hongcai Fei, Tianren Zou, Ge Bai, and Xiaoyu Li (2009): Ore Geology Reviews (in press)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
var: Stanniferous Copper1.AA.05(Cu,Sn)
Tin1.AC.10Sn
Tongxinite1.AB.10bCu2Zn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
var: Strontian Baryte7.AD.35(Ba,Sr)SO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
var: Barian Celestine7.AD.35(Sr,Ba)SO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Aegirine-augite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Arfvedsonite'9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Humite'9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Sepiolite'9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
Bastnäsite-
'Biotite'-
'Breccia'-
'Carbonatite'-
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
K Feldspar-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Monazite-
Parisite-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
'Quartz-diorite'-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Syenite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Tin1.1.13.1Sn
'Tongxinite'1.1.6.3Cu2Zn
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Baryte
var: Strontian Baryte
-(Ba,Sr)SO4
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Breccia'-
'Carbonatite'-
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
-(Sr,Ba)SO4
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Copper
var: Stanniferous Copper
-(Cu,Sn)
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Parisite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'Quartz-diorite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Syenite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Baryte (var: Strontian Baryte)(Ba,Sr)SO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O WitheriteBaCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Baryte (var: Strontian Baryte)(Ba,Sr)SO4
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu Copper (var: Stanniferous Copper)(Cu,Sn)
Cu TongxiniteCu2Zn
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TongxiniteCu2Zn
SrStrontium
Sr Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr Baryte (var: Strontian Baryte)(Ba,Sr)SO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SnTin
Sn Copper (var: Stanniferous Copper)(Cu,Sn)
Sn TinSn
BaBarium
Ba Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Baryte (var: Strontian Baryte)(Ba,Sr)SO4
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188039
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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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Xie Yuling, Hou Zengqian, Xu Jiuhua, Yuan Zhongxin, Bai Ge, and Li Xiaoyu (2006): Discovery of Cu-Zn, Cu-Sn intermetallic minerals and its significance for genesis of the Mianning-Dechang REE Metallogenic Belt, Sichuan Province, China. Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 49(6), 597-603.
Shihong Tian, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Zhiming Yang, Zhongxin Yuan, Yanbin Wang, Yuling Xie, Yingchao Liu, and Zheng Li (2008): Zircon U-Pb ages, Hf isotopic compositions and geological significance: A case study of carbonatite and nordmarkite from the Dalucao REE deposit, Sichuan Province. Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(3), 544-554 (in Chinese with English abstract).
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