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Sidaogou Mine, Wulong orefield, Zhen'an District, Dandong, Liaoning, Chinai
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Sidaogou MineMine
Wulong orefieldOre Field
Zhen'an DistrictDistrict
DandongPrefecture
LiaoningProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):四道沟金矿, 五龙金矿田, 振安区, 丹东市, 辽宁省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 5' North , 124° 22' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.08333,124.36667
GeoHash:G#: wz0kn0cn3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dwa : Monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate


Gold-bearing quartz veins, hosted in Proterozoic schists in the contact zone of the Sanguliu granite intrusion.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245
'Biotite'
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Junhao Wei, Congqiang Liu, and Hongfeng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577; Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Global Geology 29(4), 582-58
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577.; Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Global Geology 29(4), 582-58
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Yang Dejiang (2000): Acta Geologica Sinica 74(3), 570-576; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245; Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245; Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Junhao Wei, Congqiang Liu, and Hongfeng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577; Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Global Geology 29(4), 582-58
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245; Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577; Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Global Geology 29(4), 582-58
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577; Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Global Geology 29(4), 582-58
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6; Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245; Jun-Hao Wei, Cong-Qiang Liu, and Hong-Feng Tang (2003): Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
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.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

References

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Xinghua Wu, Guangyue Cuan, and Chengzhu Jin (1990): Geological and geochemical studies on the Sidaogou gold deposit. Geology and Prospecting 26(10), 1-6.
Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510.
Hui Liu and Chengzhu Jin (1991): Metallogenic conditions for gold deposits of structure-alteration zone type in Proterozoic schist formation in eastern Liaoning. Journal of Shenyang Institute of Gold Technology 10(3), 16-24.
Tianbai Li and Keyi Jiang (1993): Ore-controlling structure and ore-hunting guideline of the Sidaogou Au deposit, Dandong, Liaoning. Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 19-24.
Jianguo Fan, Pei Ni, Wenchao Su, Liang Qi, and Jinghui Tian (2000): Characteristics and significance of rare earth elements in quartz of Sidaogou hydrothermal gold deposit, Liaoning. Acta Petrologica Sinica 16(4), 587-590.
Yang Dejiang (2000): Characteristics and Genesis of Fine-Clastic Rock-Type Au Deposits in the Liaodong Rift. Acta Geologica Sinica 74(3), 570-576.
Hui Luo and Junjian Li (2002): Geological features of Au, Ag, Pb, Zn, Cu and Co ore deposits and its forming conditions in the eastern region of Liaoning Province, China. Progress in Precambrian Research 25(3-4), 240-245.
Junhao Wei, Congqiang Liu, and Hongfeng Tang (2003): Rb-Sr and U-Pb isotopic systematics of of pyrite and granite in Liaodong gold province, North China: Implication for the age and genesis of a gold deposit. Geochemical Journal 37, 567-577.
Jinghua Wu, Jianpei Lu, Shifu Xiong, and Xi Feng (2005): Ore Features and Gold Occurrence State of Sidaogou Gold Deposit. Resources Environment & Engineering [Ziyuan Huanjing Yu Gongcheng] 19(4), 281-286.
Tongshun Hao, Keyong Wang, Duo Wan, Xinghai Piao, Xiaodong Zhang, Junpeng Huang, and Zhaojia Ji (2010): Genetic comparison between Wulong and Sidaogou gold deposits in Dandong of Liaoning - evidence from fluid inclusions. Global Geology 29(4), 582-587 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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