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Lianhuashan W-Au deposit, Raoping Co., Chaozhou, Guangdong, Chinai
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Lianhuashan W-Au depositDeposit
Raoping Co.County
ChaozhouPrefecture
GuangdongProvince
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Name(s) in local language(s):莲花山钨金矿床, 饶平县, 潮州市, 广东省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 44' North , 116° 44' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.73333,116.73333
GeoHash:G#: ws5p02d8e
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Porphyry tungsten-gold deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Habit: Microscopic grains, 0.002-0.8 mm across (typically 0.04-0.2 mm)
Colour: yellowish white in reflected light
Reference: Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Anthony, J.W. et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
'Biotite'
Reference: Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3); Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O, Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3); Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
Joséite-A
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
Joséite-B
Formula: Bi4Te2S
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3); Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20; Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34; Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3); Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): USGS Circular 930-O; Bugao Xue (2003): Mineral Resources and Geology 23(2), 144-149
Ustarasite
Formula: Pb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
Reference: Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Aluminium'1.AA.05Al
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cosalite'2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Galenobismutite'2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
'Hedleyite'2.DC.05Bi7Te3
'Joséite-B'2.DC.05Bi4Te2S
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Ustarasite2.JB.40ePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Joséite-A'-Bi4TeS2
'K Feldspar'-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Aluminium1.1.1.5Al
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
Joséite-B2.6.2.2Bi4Te2S
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
ø = 2
Galenobismutite3.7.9.1PbBi2S4
1 < ø < 2
Ustarasite3.8.11.1Pb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Joséite-A-Bi4TeS2
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AluminiumAl
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S GalenaPbS
S GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
S Joséite-ABi4TeS2
S Joséite-BBi4Te2S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
TeTellurium
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
Te Joséite-ABi4TeS2
Te Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Pb UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3
Bi Joséite-ABi4TeS2
Bi Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3185812
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Zhenru Zhang, Xianchang Luo, Rongmei Chen, Xingzhen Yu, Sixue Yang, Yingchen Ren, Jiuwu Zeng, and Weijun Sun (1987): The ores of typical tungsten deposits in Nanling region: material composition and comprehensive utilization prospects. Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 38-40 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xinyong Lei and Shucang Yue (1989): A geochemical study of diagenetic and minerogenetic rare earth elements in the Lianhuashan W deposit, Guangdong. Geology and Prospecting 25(3), 15-20.
Shuangmei He, Fenyuan Cao, and Yanzhong Liu (1990): The native aluminum discovered in the Lianhuashan tungsten deposit, Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 32-34.
Shaobo Liu and Liankui Wang (1997): Alteration and mineralization characteristics and model of Lianhuashan porphyry-type W-Au deposit, Guangdong. Journal of Changchun University of Science and Technology 42(3).
Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Yue Shucang and Xu Xiaochun (1999): The magmatic and minerogenetic specialization in volcanic-intrusive complexes zone. Earth Science Frontiers 1999(2).


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