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Limahe Cu-Ni deposit, Huili Co., Liangshan, Sichuan, Chinai
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Limahe Cu-Ni depositDeposit
Huili Co.County
LiangshanPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 19' North , 102° 5' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.31667,102.08333
GeoHash:G#: wk8tdyycd
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Cu-Ni sulphide deposit, related to a mafic-ultramafic intrusion.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Ying Li, Zhaochong Zhang, Yu Ai, and Li Zhao (2007): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2007, A576.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ying Li, Zhaochong Zhang, Yu Ai, and Li Zhao (2007): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2007, A576.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Yan Tao, Chusi Li, Xieyan Song, and Ripley, E.M. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 849-872
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ying Li, Zhaochong Zhang, Yu Ai, and Li Zhao (2007): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2007, A576.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Ying Li, Zhaochong Zhang, Yu Ai, and Li Zhao (2007): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2007, A576.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Yan Tao, Chusi Li, Xieyan Song, and Ripley, E.M. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 849-872

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188039
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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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- Ying Li, Zhaochong Zhang, Yu Ai, and Li Zhao (2007): Geochemical characteristics of Limahe intrusion in Pan-Xi district (SW China): Relation to Emeishan basalts and constraint on ore genesis. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2007, A576.
- Yan Tao, Chusi Li, Xieyan Song, and Ripley, E.M. (2008): Mineralogical, petrological, and geochemical studies of the Limahe mafic–ultramatic intrusion and associated Ni–Cu sulfide ores, SW China. Mineralium Deposita 43, 849-872.


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