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Diaoshigou Mine, Subei Co., Jiuquan, Gansu, Chinai
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Diaoshigou MineMine
Subei Co.County
JiuquanPrefecture
GansuProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 50' 0'' North , 95° 42' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.83333,95.70833
GeoHash:G#: wph49gktv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Skarn-type lead-zinc deposit, hosted in biotite-plagioclase leptynite along the contact zone between biotite-plagioclase gneiss with minor garnet amphibolite and dolomite-tremolite marble.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
'Biotite'
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
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 = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3189989
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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

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- Fangcheng Wang, Bochong Liu, and Xiaoju Cai (2010): Deposit characteristics and ore-search ideas of the Diaoshigou lead-zinc deposit in Gansu Province. Geology and Exploration 46(5), 836-843.


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