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Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE deposit, Wuding Co., Chuxiong, Yunnan, Chinai
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Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE depositDeposit
Wuding Co.County
ChuxiongPrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):迤纳厂铁铜稀土矿, 武定县, 楚雄彝族自治州, 云南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 32' 50'' North , 102° 13' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.54722,102.22917
GeoHash:G#: wk89q69p2
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Iron-copper-rare earth element deposit, consisting of stratiform orebodies that are hosted in Proterozoic tuff and dolomitic marble.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308
'Apatite'
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
'Biotite'
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Yang Yaomin, Tu Guangzhi, and Hu Ruizhong (2004): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 23(3), 265-274.; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Shihui, Y. (1982): Bulletin of the Chengdu Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences 3, 137–147; Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
'Monazite'
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166; Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186; Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Bastnäsite-(Ce)'5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
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 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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
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.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
AuGold
Au GoldAu
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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3188728
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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]

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Shihui, Y. (1982): An approach to the genesis of magnetite deposit, Yinachang, Yunnan, from the internal structures of magnetite. Bulletin of the Chengdu Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences 3, 137–147.
Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): Rare Earth Element Mines, Deposits and Occurrences. USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
Yang Yaomin, Tu Guangzhi, and Hu Ruizhong (2004): REE and Trace Element Geochemistry of Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE Deposit, Yunnan Province, China. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 23(3), 265-274.
Yaomin Yang, Guangzhi Tu, and Ruizhong Hu (2004): REE geochemistry of Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE deposit in Yunnan Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(3), 301-308 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yang Yaomin, Tu Guangzhi, Hu Ruizhong, and Shi Xuefa (2005): Sm-Nd isotopic geochronology of the Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE deposit at Wuding, Yunnan Province and its genetic significance. Chinese Science Bulletin 50(18), 2090-2096.
Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Jun Deng, and Huijuan Peng (2013): Geochemical characteristics of magnetites from the Yinachang Fe-Cu-Au-REE deposit of Wuding area, central Yunnan Province, and their metallogenic significance. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 154-166 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xiantao Ye, Weiguang Zhu, Hong Zhong, Defeng He, Tao Ren, Zhongjie Bai, Hongpeng Fan, and Wenjun Hu (2013): Zircon U-Pb and chalcopyrite Re-Os geochronology, REE geochemistry of the Yinachang Fe-Cu-REE deposit in Yunnan Province and its geological significance. Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1167-1186 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Lin Hou, Jun Ding, Changming Wang, Zhenwen Liao, Yang Guo, Shengwei Wang, and Zizheng Wang (2013): Ore-forming fluid and metallogenesis of the Yinachang Fe-Cu-Au-REE deposit, Wuding, Yunnan Province, China. Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1187-1202 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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