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Xiangtaoyuan Mine, Taojiang Co., Yiyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 响涛源锰矿, 桃江县, 益阳市, 湖南省, 中国
Middle Ordovician sedimentary manganese deposit of the so-called Taojiang type, consisting of manganese carbonates interbedded with black shales.

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Mengjun Ceng (1992): Geological characteristics of Taojiang-type manganese deposits. Geology and Prospecting 28(8), 13-18.

Shouquan Zhu (1996): Lithofacies paleography and metallogenic prediction during metallogenic epoch of Taojiang-type manganese deposits. Geology and Prospecting 32(5), 21-26.

Qingguo Kuang, Yinhai Zhao, Yongsheng Wu, and Yulong Lei (2003): Effects of structure on spatial distribution of "Taojiang style" manganese deposits. Geology and Prospecting 39(1), 32-35.

Bo Peng, Piestrzynski, A., Pieczonka, J., Meilian Xiao, Yaozhu Wang, Shurong Xie, Xiaoyan Tang, Changxun Yu and Zhi Song (2007): Mineralogical and geochemical constraints on environmental impacts from waste rock at Taojiang Mn-ore deposit, central Hunan, China. Environmental Geology 52(7), 1277-1296.

Sanguo Peng, Qunhe Fu, and Dianchun Zhang (2008): Characteristics and ore resource prospects of Ordovician manganese metallogenic belt in central Hunan Province. Mineral Deposits 27(5), 622-630 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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