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Maquan Au deposit, Jinshan-Maquan-Miaoshan gold field, Li Co., Longnan, Gansu, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Maquan Au depositDeposit
Jinshan-Maquan-Miaoshan gold fieldOre Field
Li Co.County
LongnanPrefecture
GansuProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 11' 15'' North , 105° 0' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.18750,105.01111
GeoHash:G#: wq4dmxdu8
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Located 16 km west of Lixian city.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: An-Jun Xia (2006): Journal of East China Institute of Technology [Donghualigong Xueyuan Xuebao] 29(4), 331-336.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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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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.
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.
An-Jun Xia (2006): The Mineralization Characteristics and Ore-Control Factors of Maquan Gold Deposit, Gansu Province. Journal of East China Institute of Technology [Donghualigong Xueyuan Xuebao] 29(4), 331-336.
Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): A comparative study of Gansu Jinshan and Maquan gold deposits. Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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