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Wenyu Mine, Lingbao Co., Sanmenxia, Henan, Chinai
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Wenyu MineMine
Lingbao Co.County
SanmenxiaPrefecture
HenanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):文峪金矿, 灵宝市, 三门峡市, 河南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 25' 38'' North , 110° 26' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.42722,110.43750
GeoHash:G#: wqnec561h
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Quartz vein-type gold deposit, controlled by a ductile-brittle shear zone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Xu Jiuhua, Xie Yuling, Jiang Neng, and Bie Fenglei (1998): Exploration and Mining Geology 7(4), 321-332.
'Biotite'
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173; Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qu, and Jun Deng (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 306-325
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qu, and Jun Deng (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 306-325.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xu Jiuhua, Xie Yuling, Jiang Neng, and Bie Fenglei (1998): Exploration and Mining Geology 7(4), 321-332; Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173; Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173; Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qu, and Jun Deng (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 306-325
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Kang Guan, and Manzhi Wang (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(2), 31-35; Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qu, and Jun Deng (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 306-325.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Xiuli Han, Changcun Li, Faxing Li, Yingxia Xu, Lina Liu, and Jun Wang (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 880-886
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173; Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Xiuli Han, Changcun Li, Faxing Li, Yingxia Xu, Lina Liu, and Jun Wang (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 880-886
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Taihe Zhou, Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 249-282.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qu, and Jun Deng (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 306-325.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jiang Neng, Xu Jiuhua, and Song Mianxin (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34(2), 150-162.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3192810
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 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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Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510.
Neng Jiang, Jiuhua Xu, and Mianxin Song (1999): Fluid inclusion characteristics of mesothermal gold deposits in the Xiaoqinling district, Shaanxi and Henan Provinces, People's Republic of China. Mineralium Deposita 34, 150-162.
Fengjun Nie, Shihong Jiang, Yueming Zhao (2001): Lead and sulfur isotopic studies of the Wenyu and the Dongchuang quartz vein type gold deposits in Xiaoqinling area, Henan and Shaanxi Provinces, central China. Mineral Deposits 20(2), 163-173 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Jingwen Mao, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhengwei Zhang, Wenyi Xu, Yumin Qiu, and Jun Deng (2002): Gold deposits in the Xiaoqinling-Xiong'ershan region, Qinling Mountains, central China. Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 306-325.
Yebing Xu and Yongxiang Fan (2003): Study on structural ore-controlling regularity of Wenyu gold deposit, Henan Province. Geology and Prospecting 39(5), 30-34 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xiuli Han, Changcun Li, Faxing Li, Yingxia Xu, Lina Liu, and Jun Wang (2010): Characteristics of geology and fluid inclusions of the Jianquanzi gold deposit at Alashan in comparison with the Wenyu gold deposit at Xiaoqinling. Geology and Exploration 46(5), 880-886 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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