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Laochang ore field (Laochang Mine), Gejiu Sn-polymetallic ore field, Gejiu Co., Honghe Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 103° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):老厂锡矿田 (老厂锡矿), 个旧锡多金属矿田, 个旧市, 红河哈尼族彝族自治州, 云南省, 中国

Hydrothermal Sn-Be vein-type deposits.
Located about 11 km SE of Gejiu City.

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Guian Deng (1998): The geological and geochemical features of granite rupture zone type tin deposit in Laochang, Gejiu: A new type of tin deposit. Mineral Resources and Geology 18(4).
Ottens, B. (2006): Eine Reise zu den Bergwerken im Südosten von Yunnan: Smaragd aus Dayakou, China. Lapis 31(4), 20 (in German).
Zongxi Yang, Jingwen Mao, Maohong Chen, Xiang Tong, Junde Wu, Yanbo Cheng, and Haijie Zhao (2009): (40)Ar-(39)Ar dating of muscovite from Laochang veinlet-like Sn deposit in Gejiu tin polymetallic ore district and its geological significance. Mineral Deposits 28(3), 336-344 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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