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Xishimen Mine, Wu'an Co., Handan Prefecture, Hebei Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 西石门铁矿, 武安市, 邯郸市, 河北省, 中国
Large-scale skarn iron deposit, consisting of stratiform ore bodies in the contact zone between a Jurassic-Cretaceous monzonite intrusion and Mid-Ordovician limestone. The deposit is one of series of skarn iron deposits in the Wu'an area, southern Taihang Mountains. The geological setting and features of the deposit are similar to neighbouring deposits, such as the Zhongguan Fe deposit.

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Jianmin Zheng, Jingwen Mao, Maohong Chen, Guangdong Li, and Changyong Ban (2007): Geological characteristics and metallogenic model of skarn iron deposits in the Hangdan-Xingtai area, southern Hebei, China. Geological Bulletin of China 26(2), 150-154.

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