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Laochang fluorite mine, Fuyuan Co., Qujing, Yunnan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Laochang fluorite mineMine
Fuyuan Co.County
QujingPrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):老厂萤石矿, 富源县, 曲靖市, 云南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 11' North , 104° 38' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.18333,104.63333
GeoHash:G#: wk6rkbrxt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


A fluorite deposit, which is also worked for stibnite.

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Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Shouchang Ni and Linyuan Sun (1984): Dizhi Lumping 30(5), 495-500; Junchen Cao (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(3), 12-17
'commodity:Fluorite (Fluorspar)'
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Junchen Cao (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(3), 12-17
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3

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: 3186529
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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]

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References

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Junchen Cao (1987): The classification and minerogenic regularity of fluorite deposits in China. Geology and Prospecting 23(3), 12-17.
Shouchang Ni and Linyuan Sun (1984): Geological characteristics and genesis of the Laochang fluorite deposit, Yunnan. Dizhi Lumping 30(5), 495-500.


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