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Zhazixi Mine, Anhua Co., Yiyang, Hunan, Chinai
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Zhazixi MineMine
Anhua Co.County
YiyangPrefecture
HunanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):渣滓溪锑钨矿, 安化县, 益阳市, 湖南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 17' 30'' North , 110° 50' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.29167,110.83333
GeoHash:G#: wmnbfn66g
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Antimony deposit with separate stratabound tungsten ore bodies, mined intermittently since the early 20th century.

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhengxiang Bao (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(3), 15-20; Jiantang Peng, Dongliang Zhang, Ruizhong Hu, Mengjun Wu, and Yuanxian Lin (2008): Acta Geologica Sinica 82(11), 1514-1521
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Ying Li (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 549-564
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xingtai Li (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 1-5
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xingtai Li (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 1-5; Zhengxiang Bao (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(3), 15-20; Jiantang Peng, Dongliang Zhang, Ruizhong Hu, Mengjun Wu, and Yuanxian Lin (2008): Acta Geologica Sinica 82(11), 1514-1521
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Xingtai Li (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 1-5; Zhengxiang Bao (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(3), 15-20; Jiantang Peng, Dongliang Zhang, Ruizhong Hu, Mengjun Wu, and Yuanxian Lin (2008): Acta Geologica Sinica 82(11), 1514-1521
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Zhengxiang Bao (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(3), 15-20; Jiantang Peng, Dongliang Zhang, Ruizhong Hu, Mengjun Wu, and Yuanxian Lin (2008): Acta Geologica Sinica 82(11), 1514-1521; Xingtai Li (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 1-5

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Stibnite'2.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
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3190622
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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]

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References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Xingtai Li (1987): Xuefengshan Au-W-Sb ore belt in Hunan Province: the metallogenic regularity and minerogenesis of its western segment. Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 1-5 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Zhenxiang Bao (1988): Occurrence features, metallogenesis and exploration guide of a stratabound scheelite deposit in western Hunan. Geology and Prospecting 24(3), 15-20.
Ying Li (1996): Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Tungsten Deposits. In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): "Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China", Science Press (Beijing), 549-564.
Zhenxiang Bao and Zhiping Qin (1997): Structural-geochemical characteristics of the Zhazixi antimony deposit and their ore-prospecting significance. Geophysical & Geochemical Exploration 21(3), 234-238 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Jiantang Peng, Dongliang Zhang, Ruizhong Hu, Mengjun Wu, and Yuanxian Lin (2008): Sm-Nd and Sr isotope geochemistry of hydrothermal scheelite from the Zhazixi W-Sb deposit, western Hunan. Acta Geologica Sinica 82(11), 1514-1521.
Carlin, Jr., J.F. (2008): Antimony. In: USGS Minerals Yearbook 2007, United States Geological Survey.

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