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Hongjianbingshan W deposit, Subei Co., Jiuquan Prefecture, Gansu Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 红尖兵山钨矿, 肃北蒙古族自治县, 酒泉市, 甘肃省, 中国
One of the most important tungsten deposits in northwest China, located in the western part of the Hongshishan-Heiyingshan terrane, within the Kazakhstan plate. Tungsten mineralization occurs mainly as topaz-quartz veins within Early Carboniferous rhyolite tuff and rhyodacite of the Baishan Formation, and partly in monzogranite stocks as massive greisen blocks and stratoid layers.

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Fengjun Nie, Sihong Jiang, Peng Hu, and Yi Zhang (2004): Geological Features and Ore-forming Material Sources of Hongjianbingshan Tungsten Deposit in Beishan Mountain, Gansu Province. Mineral Deposits 23(1), 11-19 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Sihong Jiang and Fengjun Nie (2006): 40Ar-39Ar Geochronology of Hongjianbingshan Tungsten Deposit in Beishan Mountain, Gansu Province, China. Mineral Deposits 25(1), 89-94 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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