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Huangshandong Cu-Ni-PGE deposit (Huangshan East Cu-Ni-PGE deposit), Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt, Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.), Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 黄山东铜镍铂族元素矿, 黄山-镜儿泉矿带, 哈密市 (قۇمۇل شەھىرى), 哈密地区 (قۇمۇل ۋىلايىتى), 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国
Mafic-ultramafic intrusion into Middle Carboniferous turbidites of the Gandun Group. Cu-Ni sulphide ores are hosted in a well-differentiated intrusion with an outcrop area of 2.8 km2. The Huangshandong deposit is the largest in the Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt.

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Xiangcheng Bao (1994): Several rare minerals in the eastern Huangshan Cu-Ni deposit, Hami, Xinjiang. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 15(1), 53-57.

Jingwen Mao, Jianmin Yang, Wenjun Qu, Andao Du, Zhiliang Wang, and Chunming Han (2002): Re-Os dating of Cu-Ni sulfide ores from Huangshandong deposit in Xinjiang and its geodynamic significance. Mineral Deposits 21(4), 323-330.

Lianchang Zhang, Wenjiao Xiao, Kezhang Qin, Jinsheng Ji, and Xingke Yang (2004): Types, geological features and geodynamic significances of gold-copper deposits in the Kanggurtag metallogenic belt, eastern Tianshan, NW China. International Journal of Earth Sciences 93, 224-240.

Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Yitian Wang, Hart, C.J., Zhiliang Wang, and Jianmin Yang (2005): Late Paleozoic base and precious metal deposits, East Tianshan, Xinjiang, China: Characteristics and geodynamic setting. Episodes 28(1), 23-36.

Chunming Han, Wenjiao Xiao, Guochun Zhao, Jingwen Mao, Sanzhong Li, Zhen Yan, and Qigui Mao (2006): Major types, characteristics and geodynamic mechanism of Upper Paleozoic copper deposits in northern Xinjiang, northwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews 28, 308-328.

Zhuangzhi Qian, Tao Sun, Zhongli Tang, Changyi Jiang, Ke He, Mingzhe Xia, and Jianzhong Wang (2009): Platinum-group elements geochemistry and its significances of the Huangshandong Ni-Cu sulfide deposit, East Tianshan, China. Geological Review 55(6), 873-884 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Peiqing Hu, Liye Ren, Piao'er Fu, Mingjie Zhang, Xiaoya Li, and Hongyi Qin (2010): Petrogenetic and ore-forming processes of Huangshandong Cu-Ni sulfide deposit in Hami, Xinjiang. Mineral Deposits 29(1), 158-168 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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