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Shuangwang Au deposit, Taibai Co., Baoji Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 52' 30'' North , 107° 14' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.875, 107.241666667
Name(s) in local language(s):双王金矿床, 太白县, 宝鸡市, 陕西省, 中国

Breccia-style gold deposit.

Mineral List

49 valid minerals.

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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358.9 - 443.8 Ma
Silurian-Devonian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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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.

Defeng Hui and Naiwu Zhu (2001): Study on mineralization type of Shuangwang gold ore deposit. Gold Journal 3(1), 1-5 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Peters, S.G. (2002): Geology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics of Sedimentary-Hosted Au Deposits in P.R. China. Chapter 4. USGS Open-File Report: 02-131, pp. 213-214.

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(3/4), 352-377.

Zuoheng Zhang, Jingwen Mao, and Xiaofeng Li (2004): Geology, Geochemistry and Metallogenic Mechanism of Shuangwang Breccia Type Gold Deposit. Mineral Deposits 23(2), 241-252 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Zuoheng Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Xiaofeng Li, Ruiting Wang, and Zhiliang Wang (2005): C, H, and O isotope characteristics of the Shuangwang gold deposit, West China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2005, A 869.

Ruiting Wang, Tao Wang, Zhangjian Gao, Erhu Chen, and Lixia Liu (2007): The main metal deposits metallogenic series and exploration direction in Feng-Tai ore cluster region, Shaanxi Province. Northwestern Geology 40(2), 77-84 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Xishun Hu (2009): A further understanding on genesis of Shuangwang gold deposit in Shaanxi Province. Gold Science and Technology 17(2), 17-22, 27 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Xiangtao Zeng, Jianping Wang, Bizheng Liu, Chonghao Liu, Ruirong Cao, Chuang Gao, Luo Wang, Guogang Zhang, Xinjiang Zhao, and Feng Qi (2012): Typomorphic chracteristics of pyrite from the no. 5 orebody in the Shuangwang gold deposit, Shaanxi Province. Geology and Exploration 48(1), 76-84.

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