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Shanyangping Fe deposit, Dai Co., Xinzhou, Shanxi, Chinai
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Shanyangping Fe depositDeposit
Dai Co.County
XinzhouPrefecture
ShanxiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 4' 0'' North , 113° 17' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.06667,113.29167
GeoHash:G#: wwbw4pb7z
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate


Algoma-type iron deposit, hosted in the top of the Wenxi Formation of the Shizhui Subgroup of the Archean Wutai Group. The main lithology of the deposit consists of mainly chlorite schist, intercalated with magnetite quartzite, sericite schist and chlorite amphibole schist.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
'Biotite'
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Baofeng Shen, Anmin Zhai, Chunliang Yang, and Xiulan Cao (2005): Geological Survey and Research 28(4), 196-206
'Hornblende'
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Baofeng Shen, Anmin Zhai, Chunliang Yang, and Xiulan Cao (2005): Geological Survey and Research 28(4), 196-206
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Baofeng Shen, Anmin Zhai, Chunliang Yang, and Xiulan Cao (2005): Geological Survey and Research 28(4), 196-206
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Siderite var: Mg-rich Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)CO3
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Ferroan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Fe)CO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Mg-rich Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mg)CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Cummingtonite'9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hornblende-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
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
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{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
'Biotite'-
Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
-(Ca,Fe)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Siderite
var: Mg-rich Siderite
-(Fe,Mg)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
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
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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 ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
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 CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Siderite (var: Mg-rich Siderite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186833
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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

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- Baofeng Shen, Anmin Zhai, Chunliang Yang, and Xiulan Cao (2005): Temporal-spatial distribution and evolutional characters of Precambrian iron deposits in China. Geological Survey and Research 28(4), 196-206.


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