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Mingze-Chengba Cu-Au-Mo deposit, Kelu-Chongmuda Cu-Au belt, Sangri Co., Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture), Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s):明则-程巴铜金钼矿床, 克鲁-冲木达铜金矿带, 桑日县 (ཟངས་རི་རྫོང་), 山南地区 (ལྷོ་ཁ་ས་ཁུལ་), 西藏自治区, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 15' 5'' North , 91° 52' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.25139,91.87417
GeoHash:G#: wj1q6th9x
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate


Skarn copper-gold and porphyry molybdenum ore bodies.


Note:
Chengba has not to be confused with the Chenba deposit, which is a different locality.

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


30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99
'Apatite'
Reference: Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; SONG, X., SHI, Z., ZHANG, K., ZHANG, J. and ZHU, F. (2014), The Curves of Seven REE and Their Geological Significances of Porphyry Mo (Cu) Deposit of Chengba, Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 603–604
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: SONG, X., SHI, Z., ZHANG, K., ZHANG, J. and ZHU, F. (2014), The Curves of Seven REE and Their Geological Significances of Porphyry Mo (Cu) Deposit of Chengba, Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 603–604
'Biotite'
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Tiebing Liu, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Shanyuan Jiang, and Xingchun Zhang (2006): Resource Geology 56(3), 315-336; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Tiebing Liu, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Shanyuan Jiang, and Xingchun Zhang (2006): Resource Geology 56(3), 315-336
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
'Hornblende'
Reference: Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
'Monazite'
Reference: SONG, X., SHI, Z., ZHANG, K., ZHANG, J. and ZHU, F. (2014), The Curves of Seven REE and Their Geological Significances of Porphyry Mo (Cu) Deposit of Chengba, Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 603–604
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99; Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421; Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: SONG, X., SHI, Z., ZHANG, K., ZHANG, J. and ZHU, F. (2014), The Curves of Seven REE and Their Geological Significances of Porphyry Mo (Cu) Deposit of Chengba, Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 603–604
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: SONG, X., SHI, Z., ZHANG, K., ZHANG, J. and ZHU, F. (2014), The Curves of Seven REE and Their Geological Significances of Porphyry Mo (Cu) Deposit of Chengba, Tibet. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 603–604

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
K Feldspar-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Monazite-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
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
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)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
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192127
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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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Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Tiebing Liu, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Shanyuan Jiang, and Xingchun Zhang (2006): Geology, Ar-Ar Age and Mineral Assemblage of Eocene Skarn Cu-Au±Mo Deposits in the Southeastern Gangdese Arc, Southern Tibet: Implications for Deep Exploration. Resource Geology 56(3), 315-336.
Guangming Li, Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Jinxiang Li, Shaohuai Wang, Sanyuan Jiang, Jindeng Lin, Huazai Jiang, Shuyuan Fang, and Xinchun Zhang (2006): Geology and Mineral Assemblage of Tertiary Skarn Cu-Au±Mo Deposits in the Southeastern Gangdese Arc. Implications for Deep Exploration. Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1407-1421 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Shufeng Huang, Shanyuan Jiang, Huazhai Jiang, and Yushui Chen (2011): Copper polymetallic ore-forming system in Shannan area and analysis of tectonic stress field in the strike-slip transfer zone in Tibet. Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 1-10 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yushui Chen, Chengdong Wang, and Qingan Du (2011): Geological characteristics of the Mingze porphyry molybdenum deposit and prospecting prognosis in its adjacent area, Shannan, Tibet. Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 31-35.
Zhiping Qin and Qiuping Li (2011): Metallogenetic characteristics and prospecting direction of the Cu-polymetallic deposits in Qiangdui-Shannan area of Tibet. Geology and Exploration 47(1), 36-42 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xin Fan, Lei Chen, Kezhang Qin, Bo Xiao, Jinxiang Li, Qiuping Li, Yushui Chen, Jinbiao Chen, Junxin Zhao, Guangming Li, Shufeng Huang, and Yitai Ju (2011): Characteristics of Alteration and Mineralization and Chronology of the Mingze Porphyry Mo Deposit in the Shannan Area of Southern Tibet. Geology and Prospecting 47(1), 89-99.
Xiang Sun, Youye Zheng, Song Wu, Zhimin You, Xu Wu, Miao Li, Tiancheng Zhou, and Jun Dong (2013): Mineralization age and petrogenesis of associated intrusions in the Mingze-Chengba porphyry-skarn Mo-Cu deposit, Gangdese. Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1392-1406 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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