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Jinshan Au deposit, Jinshan-Maquan-Miaoshan gold field, Li Co., Longnan, Gansu, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Jinshan Au depositDeposit
Jinshan-Maquan-Miaoshan gold fieldOre Field
Li Co.County
LongnanPrefecture
GansuProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 11' 15'' North , 104° 58' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.18750,104.97778
GeoHash:G#: wq4dkzdkx
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate


Orogenic lode gold deposit, hosted in Middle Devonian silty phyllites, and related to a Mesozoic adamellite intrusion. Ore bodies are controlled by a shear zone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
'Biotite'
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Xue-Yi Wu, Hua-Yun Xiao, Hui-Ming Wu, and Ru-Cheng Wang (2000): Geotectonica et Metallogenia [Dadi Gouzao Yucheng Kuangxue ] 24(3), 274-281.; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xueyi Wu, Huayun Xiao, Huiming Wu, and Rucheng Wang (2000): Geotectonica et Metallogenia 24(3), 274-281; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282; Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23; Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
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
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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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Xue-Yi Wu, Hua-Yun Xiao, Hui-Ming Wu, and Ru-Cheng Wang (2000): Relationship between Pyrite and Gold Mineralization in the Jinshan Deposit and Its Simulating Experiment. Geotectonica et Metallogenia [Dadi Gouzao Yucheng Kuangxue ] 24(3), 274-281.
Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Geology, distribution, and classification of gold deposits in the western Qinling belt, central China. Mineralium Deposita 37, 352-377.
Hui Wu, Huanchun Duan, Shudong Wang, Mingfeng Li, and Lixiang Kang (2006): Gold grade variation and its forecast for prospecting in the Jinshan gold deposit, Lixian County, Gansu Province. Geology and Prospecting 42(2), 19-23.
Qiming Jiang and Tiaojian Lu (2010): A comparative study of Gansu Jinshan and Maquan gold deposits. Gold Science and Technology 18(1), 22-26 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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