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Laopingshan Sn deposit, Tengchong Sn belt, Tengchong Co., Baoshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 老平山锡矿, 腾冲锡矿带, 腾冲县, 保山市, 云南省, 中国
Cassiterite-scheelite skarn, quartz vein-type fluorite-cassiterite mineralization and cassiterite-rich talus slope deposit, formed by weathering of a Mesozoic biotite monzogranite.

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Feibao Wu and Zongyu Li (1986): Geological characteristics and initial understanding of the ore-forming processes in the Tengchong tin belt, Yunnan. Geology and Prospecting 22(8), 20-26.

Shilu Zhang (1986): Geological setting and ore types of the Tengchong tin ore belt in Yunnan Province. Mineral Deposits 5(3), 19-26 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, Guitang Pan, Xuanxue Mo, Qiang Xu, Yunzhong Hu and Xingzhen Li (2007): Sanjiang Tethyan metallogenesis in S.W. China: Tectonic setting, metallogenic epochs and deposit types. Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 48-87.

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