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Xiaoliugou W-Mo-polymetallic deposit, Qiqing, Sunan Co., Zhangye Prefecture, Gansu Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s):小柳沟钨钼多金属矿, 祁青乡, 肃南裕固族自治县, 张掖市, 甘肃省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 99° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Porphyry, skarn and quartz-vein type polymetallic deposit, occurring in the contact zone of the Jinfosi pluton and related to the Caledonian Xiaoliugou granodiorite stock. An old lead-zinc mine is located within the deposit area.

Located near Qiqing village.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


41 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
'Apatite'
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
'Biotite'
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 49(5), 10-16
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
'Gadolinite'
Reference: Baichuang Guo and Dongdong Zhao (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(4), 33-35, 40
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 49(5), 10-16
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mao Jingwen, Zhang Zhaochong, Zhang Zuoheng, and Du Andao (1999): Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 63(11/12), 1815-1818.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Baichuang Guo and Dongdong Zhao (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(4), 33-35, 40
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 49(5), 10-16
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24; Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 49(5), 10-16
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Geological Review 45(4), 412-417; Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 49(5), 10-16
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyrophyllite'9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gadolinite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
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
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
AX3
Tungstite4.5.2.1WO3 · H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gadolinite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TungstiteWO3 · H2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TungstiteWO3 · H2O
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W TungstiteWO3 · H2O
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

Geochronology

Mineralization age: Paleozoic : 528 Ma to 414 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Devonian
   Early Devonian
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)414 Ma
    
   
  Cambrian
   Terreneuvian
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)528 Ma

References

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Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Andao Du (1999): Re-Os age dating of molybdenites in the Xiaoliugou tungsten deposit in the northern Qilian mountains and its significance. Geological Review 45(4), 412-417 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Jingwen Mao, Zhaochong Zhang, Zuoheng Zhang, and Andao Du (1999): Re-Os isotopic dating of molybdenites in the Xiaoliugou W (Mo) deposit in the northern Qilian mountains and its geological significance. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 63(11/12), 1815-1818.
Jingwen Mao, Xiaoyu Zhang, Zhaochong Zhang, Fengshou Ren, Guochao Zuo, Zuoheng Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Zhiliang Wang, and Dejin Ye (1999): Temporo-Spatial Distribution and Evolution of Ore Deposits in the West Sector of the Northern Qilian Mountains. Acta Geologica Sinica 73(2).
Jingwen Mao, Zuoheng Zhang, Lehmann, B., Zhaochong Zhang, Jianmin Yang, and Zhiliang Wang (2000): The Yeniutan granodiorite in Sunan County, Gansu Province, China: petrological features, geological setting and relationship to tungsten mineralization. Episodes 23(3), 163-171.
Baichuang Guo and Dongdong Zhao (2002): The geological characters of Xiaoliugou Cu-W deposit. Geology and Prospecting 38(4), 33-35, 40.
Duifu Liu and Yufeng Chen (2005): Ore characteristics in the Xiaoliugou tungsten deposit of Gansu Province. Geology and Prospecting 41(5), 10-16.
Jingru Tang, Xiaoshuang Xi, Hua Kong, and Tao An (2006): Structural control and ore prospecting in the Xiaoliugou Cu-W deposit, Gansu. Geology and Prospecting 42(3), 49-52.
Fu Chen, Libin Qiao, and Jinping Chen (2007): Synthesis prospecting model in the Xiaoliugou W-Mo-polymetallic mineralizing region, Gansu. Geology and Prospecting 43(6), 17-24.
Hongjie Kang, Bainian Sun, Xiaohuang Liu, Xiangchuan Li, Duolu Zhu, and Weixin Zhang (2008): Stable isotopic characteristics of Xiliugou polymetallic deposit in the western part of the north Qilian mountains. Geological Journal of China Universities 14(3), 433-441.
Xinmin Zhao, Zuoheng Zhang, Min Liu, Yusen Li, and Shaofeng Guo (2014): Zircon U-Pb geochronology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of the granites from the Xiaoliugou deposit in the western of the North Qilian. Acta Petrologica Sinica 30(1), 16-34 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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