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Wenyu Mine, Lingbao Co., Sanmenxia Prefecture, Henan Province, China

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

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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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