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Shuikoushan Mine, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 36' North , 112° 38' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.60000,112.63333
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):水口山矿铅锌铜矿, 水口山矿田, 常宁市, 衡阳市, 湖南省, 中国

Skarn-type Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, occurring in the contact zone of the Shuikoushan granodiorite lopolith with Carboniferous and Permian carbonatites.

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35 valid minerals.

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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66 - 145 Ma

ID: 3192466
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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]

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Hanhui Yin, Xilin Li, Cimei Yu, and Guoxin Zhang (1980): Geological features of two types of Pb-Zn deposits in South China. Geology and Prospecting 16(8), 1-6 (in Chinese).
Haoming Li (1983): The characteristics of fracture mineralization of lead-zinc and its genesis in the Late Palaeozoic carbonate rocks in southern Hunan. Geotectonica et Metallogenia 7(3), 257-265 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Ronglong Jin (1986): Lead and sulfur isotope data and fluid inclusion characteristics of the major Pb-Zn deposits in southern Hunan and their significance for prospecting. Geology and Prospecting 22(12), 29-35.
Hongchang Li, Guangli Tang, Xieming Li, Shunquan Yang, and Jinchang Deng (1987): Types and main features of Pb-Zn deposits in Nanling and its neighbouring districts. Geology and Prospecting 23(11), 6-15.
Yingchen Ren (1999): Bismuth sulfosalt minerals in metal deposits of China and characteristics of their geological occurrences. Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Nanshi Zeng, Eiji Izawa, Yoshinobu Motomura, and Lairen Lai (2000): Silver Minerals and paragenesis in the Kangjiawan Pb-Zn-Ag-Au deposit of the Shuikoushan mineral district, Hunan Province, China. The Canadian Mineralogist 38, 11-22.
Yanhua Zhang, Ge Lin, Roberts, P., and Ord, A. (2007): Numerical modelling of deformation and fluid flow in the Shuikoushan district, Hunan Province, South China. Ore Geology Reviews 31, 261-278.

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