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Liba Au deposit, Li Co., Longnan Prefecture, Gansu Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 李坝金矿, 礼县, 陇南市, 甘肃省, 中国
Orogenic lode gold deposit, hosted in Middle Devonian slates, siltstones and phyllites, and related to an Early Mesozoic biotite adamellite intrusion.

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Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): Comparative Geology and Geochemistry of Sedimentary-Rock-Hosted (Carlin-Type) Gold Deposits in the People's Republic of China and in Nevada, USA. USGS Open-File Report 98-466.

Jie Huang, Jianye Wang, and Longming Wei (2000): Geological characteristics and genesis of the Liba gold deposit, Gansu Province. Mineral Deposits 19(2), 105-115 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Geology, distribution, and classification of gold deposits in the western Qinling belt, central China. Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.

Peters, S.G. (2002): Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics of Sedimentary-Hosted Au Deposits in P.R. China. USGS Open-File Report 02-131.

Feng Jianzhong, Wang Dongbo, Wang Xueming, Zeng Yishan, and Li Tiefeng (2002): Magmatic Gold Mineralization in the Western Qinling Orogenic Belt: Geology and Metallogenesis of the Baguamiao, Liba and Xiaogouli Gold Deposits. Mineral Deposits 21(2), 160-167 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jianzhong Feng, Dongbo Wang, Xueming Wang, Shicai Shao, Guofang Lin, and Jianjun Shi (2003): Geology and Metallogenesis of Liba Large-size Gold Deposit in Lixian, Gansu Province. Mineral Deposits 22(3), 257-263 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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