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Xiling Mine, Huilai Co., Jieyang, Guangdong, Chinai
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Xiling MineMine
Huilai Co.County
JieyangPrefecture
GuangdongProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):西岭锡(铜)矿, 惠来县, 揭阳市, 广东省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 0' 58'' North , 115° 57' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.01611,115.95167
GeoHash:G#: ws46ytcqt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate



Ignimbrite-related porphyry tin-(copper) deposit, hosted in Upper Jurassic volcanic strata.

The deposit has been mined since the 1930s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Lin, G. (1988), In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506.
'Biotite'
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27; Lin, G. (1988), In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27; Shen Weizhou and Liu Changshi (1996), In: Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang et al. (eds.): The Mesozoic Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes and Their Metallogenic Relations in East China. Science Press (Beijing), 112-126.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27; Shen Weizhou and Liu Changshi (1996), In: Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang et al. (eds.): The Mesozoic Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes and Their Metallogenic Relations in East China. Science Press (Beijing), 112-126
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lin, G. (1988), In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506.; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lin, G. (1988), In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506.; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27; Lin, G. (1988), In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Shen Weizhou and Liu Changshi (1996), In: Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang et al. (eds.): The Mesozoic Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes and Their Metallogenic Relations in East China. Science Press (Beijing), 112-126.; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(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)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
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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Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3191962
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Guiqing Li (1982): Tin deposit types of Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23 (in Chinese).
Zhaohua Zhang and Shenyao Xiao (1985): Genesis of the Xiling tin deposit, Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 21(1), 21-26.
Chen Xihua, Hu Xiangzhao, and Cong Xiandong (1986): Genesis and mineralization of sub-granite porphyry, Xiling tin deposit, Guangdong. Geochimica 1986(1), 50―57 (in Chinese).
Lianshun Feng (1986): Preliminary understanding of several types of tin deposits in Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27.
Lin, G. (1988): Geological Characteristics of the Ignimbrite-related Xiling Tin Deposit in Guangdong Province. In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer (Berlin), 494-506.
Shen Weizhou and Liu Changshi (1996): The Tin and Uranium Deposits of Continental Crust Remelting Type Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes. In: Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang et al. (eds.): The Mesozoic Volcanic-Intrusive Complexes and Their Metallogenic Relations in East China. Science Press (Beijing), 112-126.
Wu Ganguo, Zhang Da, and Chen Bailin (1999): Relationship between Crustal Structure and Tin Mineralization in South China. Journal of China University of Geosciences 10(1).


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