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Nianzigou rutile deposit, Dai Co., Xinzhou, Shanxi, Chinai
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Nianzigou rutile depositDeposit
Dai Co.County
XinzhouPrefecture
ShanxiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):碾子沟金红石矿, 代县, 忻州市, 山西省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 15' 33'' North , 113° 4' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.25917,113.07917
GeoHash:G#: wwbrm4vtp
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate


Magmatic-hydrothermal rutile deposit, hosted in amphibolite and talc schist.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Shaokang Xu, Lisheng Liu, Liantao Yun, Xiaolin Deng, and Xixian Zhou (2000): Geology of Chemical Minerals 22(3), 139-148; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
'Apatite'
Reference: Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Shaokang Xu, Lisheng Liu, Liantao Yun, Xiaolin Deng, and Xixian Zhou (2000): Geology of Chemical Minerals 22(3), 139-148; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519; Yiming Zhao (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 520-530
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519; Yiming Zhao (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 520-530
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Shaokang Xu, Lisheng Liu, Liantao Yun, Xiaolin Deng, and Xixian Zhou (2000): Geology of Chemical Minerals 22(3), 139-148; Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76; Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46; Xionghua Ma (2007): Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Anthophyllite'9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186833
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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Shaokang Xu, Lisheng Liu, Liantao Yun, Xiaolin Deng, and Xixian Zhou (2000): Primary geological characters of rutile deposit in Nianzigou village. Geology of Chemical Minerals 22(3), 139-148.
Xiuming Jia, Shengrong Li, Laiqun Yue, and Biao Zhang (2006): Geological features and economic significance of rutile deposit in Nianzigou, Shanxi. Geology and Prospecting 42(6), 42-46.
Xionghua Ma (2007): Analysis of the cause of rutile ore in Nianzigou, Dai County, Shanxi Province. Taiyuan Science and Technology 2007(10), 75-76.
Shaokang Xu, Xiaolin Deng, Lisheng Liu, and Liantao Yun (2008): Geochemical characteristics of Nianzigou rutile deposit in Daixian County, Shanxi Province. Mineral Deposits 27(4), 502-519 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yiming Zhao (2008): Genetic types, distribution and main geological characteristics of rutile deposits. Mineral Deposits 27(4), 520-530 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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