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Zhibula Cu deposit, Maizhokunggar Co. (Mozhugongka Co.), Lhasa, Tibet, Chinai
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Zhibula Cu depositDeposit
Maizhokunggar Co. (Mozhugongka Co.)County
LhasaPrefecture
TibetAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):知不拉铜矿, 墨竹工卡县 (མལ་གྲོ་གུང་དཀར་རྫོང་), 拉萨市 (ལྷ་ས་གྲོང་ཁྱེར་), 西藏自治区, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 36' 24'' North , 91° 35' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.60667,91.59750
GeoHash:G#: wj30kmer2
Locality type:Deposit
Age:16.9 ± .64 Ma
Geologic Time:Miocene
Dating method:Re–Os isochron age of molybdenite
Köppen climate type:Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate


Skarn-type copper deposit in the periphery of the Qulong porphyry-type copper-molybdenum deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53
'Apatite'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Biotite'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference:  
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Endoskarn'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Exoskarn'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Granodiorite'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Hornfels'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Marble'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Guangming Li, Bo Liu, Wenjun Qu, Fangcheng Lin, Hongquan She, and Chenyou Feng (2005): Geotectonica et Metallogenia 29(4), 482-490; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Monzogranite'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Sandstone'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Skarn'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489; Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53; Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
'Tuff'
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Endoskarn'-
'Exoskarn'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Granodiorite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hornfels'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Marble'-
'Monzogranite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Sandstone'-
Skarn-
Tuff-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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 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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Endoskarn'-
'Exoskarn'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Granodiorite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hornfels'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Marble'-
'Monzogranite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Sandstone'-
'Skarn'-
'Tuff'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192127
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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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Guangming Li, Zongyao Rui, Gaoming Wang, Fangcheng Lin, Bo Liu, Hongquan She, Chengyou Feng, and Wenjun Qu (2005): Molybdenite Re-Os dating of Jiama and Zhibula polymetallic copper deposits in Gangdese metallogenic belt of Tibet and its significance. Mineral Deposits 24(5), 481-489 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Guangming Li, Bo Liu, Wenjun Qu, Fangcheng Lin, Hongquan She, and Chenyou Feng (2005): The Porphyry-Skarn Ore-Forming System in Gangdese Metallogenic Belt, Southern Xizang: Evidence from Molybdenite Re-Os Age of Porphyry-Type Copper Deposits and Skarn-Type Copper Polymetallic Deposits. Geotectonica et Metallogenia 29(4), 482-490 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Bo Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Guangming Li, Jinxiang Li, Lei Chen, Junxing Zhao, and Xin Fan (2011): Distributions and characters of Zhibula-Langmujiaguo skarn Cu deposits environing the Qulong porphyry Cu-Mo deposit and their implications for ore-search towards the deep sub-surface. Geology and Exploration 47(1), 43-53 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xu, J., Zheng, Y., Sun, X., & Shen, Y. (2016). Alteration and mineralization at the Zhibula Cu skarn deposit, Gangdese belt, Tibet. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 304-326.


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