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Banqi Au-Hg-Sb deposit, Ceheng Co., Qianxi'nan, Guizhou, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Banqi Au-Hg-Sb depositDeposit
Ceheng Co.County
Qianxi'nanPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 46' North , 105° 38' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.76667,105.63333
GeoHash:G#: wk7hgsxu7
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Discovered in 1978, and the first Carlin-type gold deposit recognized in China.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
'Apatite'
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Tanjun Chen (1986): Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tanjun Chen (1986): Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ruizhong Hu, Wenchao Su, Xianwu Bi, Guangzhi Tu, and Hofstra, A.H. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 378-392.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tanjun Chen (1986): Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tanjun Chen (1986): Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338; Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BismiteBi2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186529
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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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- Tanjun Chen (1986): A Preliminary Discussion on Geological Features and Origin of Banqi Au-ore Deposit in Ceheng. Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338.
- Shuihe Mao (1991): Occurrence and distribution of invisible gold in a Carlin-type gold deposit in China. American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972.
- 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.
- Ruizhong Hu, Wenchao Su, Xianwu Bi, Guangzhi Tu, and Hofstra, A.H. (2002): Geology and geochemistry of Carlin-type gold deposits in China. Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 378-392.
- Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits of the Dian–Qian–Gui area, Guizhou, and Yunnan Provinces, and Guangxi District, China. Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.


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