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Miaolong Mine, Sandu Co., Qiannan, Guizhou, Chinai
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Miaolong MineMine
Sandu Co.County
QiannanPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):苗龙金砷汞矿床, 三都水族自治县, 黔南布依族苗族自治州, 贵州省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 4' North , 107° 53' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.06667,107.88333
GeoHash:G#: wkssqcq1r
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Disseminated (Carlin-type) gold deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 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; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
'Hydromuscovite'
Reference: Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
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; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21; Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Hydromuscovite-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Hydromuscovite'-
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
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.
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.
Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Modes of occurrence of gold in arsenopyrite from Miaolong gold deposit in Sandu, Guizhou Province. Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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