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Gaojia'ao Au deposit, Xinshao Co., Shaoyang, Hunan, Chinai
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Gaojia'ao Au depositDeposit
Xinshao Co.County
ShaoyangPrefecture
HunanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 20' 24'' North , 111° 25' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.34000,111.42000
GeoHash:G#: wkz5x3je4
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Located about 30 km north of Shaoyang city.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
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.
'Bitumen'
Reference: Kai Hu, Jianping Zhai, Yingjun Liu, Henian Wang, Jingrong Zhang, and Rongfen Jia (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(5), 507-520.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ruizhong Hu, Wenchao Su, Xianwu Bi, Guangzhi Tu, and Hofstra, A.H. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 378-392.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ruizhong Hu, Wenchao Su, Xianwu Bi, Guangzhi Tu, and Hofstra, A.H. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 378-392.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
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.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Zhiping Li, and S.G. Peters (1998): USGS Open-File Report 98-466.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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.
'Bitumen'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
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 AcanthiteAg2S
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
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.
- 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.


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