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Zijinshan REE deposit (Zijingshan REE deposit), Lin Co., Lüliang, Shanxi, Chinai
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Zijinshan REE deposit (Zijingshan REE deposit)Deposit
Lin Co.County
LüliangPrefecture
ShanxiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):紫金山稀土矿, 临县, 吕梁市, 山西省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 8' North , 110° 52' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.13333,110.86667
GeoHash:G#: wqybfvfwu
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwa : Monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate


REE deposit, consisting of carbonatite veins hosted in monazite-bearing nepheline syenite and aegirine-augite syenite (K-Ar age: 134.8 Ma). Carbonatite dikes are also observed in the area.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
'Apatite'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
'Monazite'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Daogan Tai and Peiying Lin (1987): Geoscience 1(1), 86-94
Schorlomite
Formula: Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Reference: Daogan Tai and Peiying Lin (1987): Geoscience 1(1), 86-94
Tausonite
Formula: SrTiO3
Reference: Daogan Tai and Peiying Lin (1987): Geoscience 1(1), 86-94
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Tausonite'4.CC.35SrTiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine-augite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Nepheline'9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Schorlomite'9.AD.25Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Tausonite4.3.3.5SrTiO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Schorlomite51.4.3c.1Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
O TausoniteSrTiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
SiSilicon
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Ti TausoniteSrTiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
SrStrontium
Sr TausoniteSrTiO3

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3191246
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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)
Daogan Tai and Peiying Lin (1987): Discovery of Tausonite in China. Geoscience 1(1), 86-94 (in Chinese).
Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): Rare Earth Element Mines, Deposits and Occurrences. USGS Open-File Report 02-189, 174 pp.


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