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Gaoyan Mn deposit, Chengkou Co., Chongqing, Chinai
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Gaoyan Mn depositDeposit
Chengkou Co.County
ChongqingMunicipality
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):高燕锰矿, 城叢县, 重庆市, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 54' North , 108° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.90000,108.50000
GeoHash:G#: wmtjkzpqc
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


This locality formerly belonged to Dazhou Prefecture, Sichuan Province.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Southwest China, ChinaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93.
'Bitumen'
Reference: Xiong Song (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(5), 3-10; Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16; Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Xiong Song (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(5), 3-10; Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528; Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Xiong Song (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(5), 3-10
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93; Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16; Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16; Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93; Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Gongqin Zhang (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(7), 10-16; Xiong Song (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(5), 3-10; Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93; Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528; Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Manganoan Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bitumen'-
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
-CaMg(CO3)2
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Xiong Song (1989): Metallogenic epochs and distribution of China's Mn deposits. Geology and Prospecting 25(5), 3-10.
Fan, D., Ye. J., Yin, L., and Zhang, R. (1999): Microbial processes in the formation of the Sinian Gaoyan manganese carbonate ore, Sichuan Province, China. Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 79-93.
Yang Wao, Yongding Dai, and Meng'e Chen (1999): Re-examination of geological features of manganese carbonate deposits and their genesis in Chengkou County, Chongqing. Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 451-462, 528 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Pingyi Wan (2002): An analysis of the geologic features, deposit formations and minerogenetic prospects in Bashan manganese ore zone. China's Manganese Industry 20(3), 1-6 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xiugen Fu, Lidong Zhu, Yongzhu Xiong, Li Lin, and Yanchun Pang (2004): Characteristics and significance of biomarkers in Gaoyan manganese deposit of Chengkou area, Chongqing. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 22(4), 614-620 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Qizhong Tan and Pingyi Wan (2006): Metallogenic geology and thinking on prospecting and development in the Bashan manganese ore zone. Geology and Prospecting 42(3), 36-41.


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