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Lüliangshan mafic complex, Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.), Haixi, Qinghai, Chinai
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Lüliangshan mafic complexComplex
Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)County
HaixiPrefecture
QinghaiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):绿梁山镁铁质复杂, 大柴旦行政委员会, 海西蒙古族藏族自治州, 青海省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 95° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~65km
Locality type:Complex
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Garnet peridotite complex, hosted within an eclogite-bearing quartzofeldspathic gneiss terrane. The garnet peridotite consists mainly of garnet lherzolite and minor inter-layered dunite. The complex is cross-cut by several garnet pyroxenite dikes.

Located about 20 km south of Da Qaidam.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.
'Apatite'
Reference: Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, and Yaoling Niu (2004): American Mineralogist 89, 1330-1336.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, and Yaoling Niu (2004): American Mineralogist 89, 1330-1336.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
'Kelyphite'
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: - Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, and Yaoling Niu (2004): American Mineralogist 89, 1330-1336.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyrope'9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Kelyphite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Kelyphite'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O RutileTiO2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): An early Paleozoic Coesite-bearing HP-UHP metamorphic belt on the northeastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau. UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.
Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, and Yaoling Niu (2004): Ultra-deep origin of garnet peridotite from the North Qaidam ultrahigh-pressure belt, Northern Tibetan Plateau, NW China. American Mineralogist 89, 1330-1336.
Shuguang Song, Lifei Zhang, Yaoling Niu, Li Su, Ping Jian, Dunyi Liu (2005): Geochronology of diamond-bearing zircons from garnet peridotite in the North Qaidam UHPM belt, Northern Tibetan Plateau: A record of complex histories from oceanic lithosphere subduction to continental collision. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 234, 99-118.
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp. (in Chinese)
Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): Age and duration of eclogite-facies metamorphism, North Qaidam HP/UHP terrane, Western China. American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.


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