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Yinchang Au deposit (Yinchanggou Au deposit), Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan, Chinai
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Yinchang Au deposit (Yinchanggou Au deposit)Deposit
Pingwu Co.County
MianyangPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):银厂金矿, 平武县, 绵阳市, 四川省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 17' 6'' North , 104° 15' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.28500,104.25833
GeoHash:G#: wmdpsmq9g
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Disseminated-style (Carlin-like) gold deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.; Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.; Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.; Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.; Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.; Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Orpiment'2.FA.30As2S3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Realgar'2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar 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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
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
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3184523
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: Songpan-Ganzi Accretionary Complex

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)
Peters, S.G. (2002): Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics of Sedimentary-Hosted Au Deposits in P.R. China. USGS Open-File Report 02-131.
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(3/4), 352-377.
Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Xinzhong Wang (2011): Geological characteristics and genesis of Yinchang gold deposit, Sichuan Province. Gold Science and Technology 19(3), 55-58 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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