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Shimenkou Cu-Au-S-Fe deposit (Zhimenkou Cu-Au-S-Fe deposit), Qingyang Co., Chizhou, Anhui, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Shimenkou Cu-Au-S-Fe deposit (Zhimenkou Cu-Au-S-Fe deposit)Deposit
Qingyang Co.County
ChizhouPrefecture
AnhuiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 41' North , 117° 54' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.68333,117.90000
GeoHash:G#: wt7ydcspm
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Stratified volcanic hydrothermal pyrite deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Melnikovite'-

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
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 = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
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
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Melnikovite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
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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Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189488
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 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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Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): The Lower Changjiang (Yangzi/Yangtze) River metallogenic belt, east central China: intrusion- and wall rock-hosted Cu-Fe-Au, Mo, Zn, Pb, Ag deposits. Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Zhao-Wen Xu, Chang-Quan Fang, Shao-Yong Jiang, Geng Gao, Xiao-Nan Yang, Gui-Ping Nie, Shi-Peng Zhu, and Ming Hua (2006): Study on Geological Characteristics and Genesis of Stratified Pyritic Deposit in Shimenkou, Anhui Province. Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 21(1), 10-14.


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