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Xiaotieshan Zn-Pb-Cu-Au-Ag deposit, Baiyinchang ore field, Baiyin District, Baiyin Prefecture, Gansu Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 小铁山锌铅铜金银矿, 白银厂矿田, 白银区, 白银市, 甘肃省, 中国
Kuroko-type volcanic hosted massive sulphide (VHMS) zinc-lead-copper-gold-silver deposit.
The third largest deposit in the Baiyinchang orefield.

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Shikun Huang (1983): Types and genesis of Xicheng Pb-Zn deposits. Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 1-10 (in Chinese).

Dingpu Xiang and Tianfu Dai (1985): Regional metallogenic characteristics of the volcanogenic sulfide deposits in northern Qilian Mountain. Mineral Deposits 4(1), 64-74 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Guoying Chen and Wanmao Li (1991): The Chemical Composition Study of Vanadinite and Arsenic-vanadinite in the Oxidation Zone in a Lead-Zinc Deposit at Xiaotieshan. Journal of Lanzhou University, Natural Science Edition 27(2), 157-162.

Hongpei Zhang, Jishun Liu, Weixuan Fang, and Guang Ma (2004): Geological setting, metallogenic series and prospecting potentiality in the Baiyinchang mine and outskirts, Gansu Province. Geology and Prospecting 40(5), 21-26.

Hou Zengqian, Khin Zaw, Rona, P., Li Yinqing, Qu Xiaoming, Song Shuhe, Peng Ligui, and Huang Jianjun (2008): Geology, Fluid Inclusions, and Oxygen Isotope Geochemistry of the Baiyinchang Pipe-Style Volcanic-Hosted Massive Sulfide Cu Deposit in Gansu Province, Northwestern China. Economic Geology 103(1), 269-292.

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