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Laohutou Mine, Limu Ta-Sn ore field, Gongcheng Co., Guilin, Guangxi, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Laohutou MineMine
Limu Ta-Sn ore fieldOre Field
Gongcheng Co.County
GuilinPrefecture
GuangxiAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° North , 110° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~43km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A rare metal mine (Ta-Nb-Sn-W mineralization).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Weihua Xia, Jintong Zhang, Zhiwen Feng et al. (1989): The Geology on Granite-typed Rare Metal Deposits in Nanling Mountains. Chinese University of Geological Sciences Press (Wuhan), 1-123.; Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Feng Yang, Xiaofeng Li, Zuohai Feng, and Yanping Bai (2009): Journal of Guilin University of Technolgy 29(1), 21-24
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Rutile var: Strüverite
Formula: (Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: MnTa2O6
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Weihua Xia, Jintong Zhang, Zhiwen Feng et al. (1989): The Geology on Granite-typed Rare Metal Deposits in Nanling Mountains. Chinese University of Geological Sciences Press (Wuhan), 1-123.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Stannite'2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
var: Strüverite4.DB.05(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35MnTa2O6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Zinnwaldite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Strüverite4.4.1.3(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3MnTa2O6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
O Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

References

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- Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Topaz-albite granites and rare-metal mineralization in the Limu District, Guangxi Province, southeast China. Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.


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