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Xinkang Asbestos mine, Shimian Co., Ya'an, Sichuan, Chinai
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Xinkang Asbestos mineMine
Shimian Co.County
Ya'anPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 10' 27'' North , 102° 11' 6'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


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Southwest China, China

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'commodity:Asbestos'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Hydrotalcite
Formula: Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Industrial Minerals and Processing 33(12), 8-11 (2003).
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Tossavainen, A., Kotilainen, M., Takahashi, K., Guowei Pan, and Vanhala, E. (2001): Annales of Occupational Hygiene 45(2), 145-152.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Hydromagnesite'5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Hydrotalcite'5.DA.50Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysotile'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Sepiolite'9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrotalcite16b.6.2.1Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

References

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- Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): IR features of the minerals associated with chrysotile asbestos. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108.


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