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Dapoling Cu-Ni deposit, Baotan Cu-Ni ore field, Baotan, Luocheng Co., Hechi, Guangxi, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Dapoling Cu-Ni depositDeposit
Baotan Cu-Ni ore fieldOre Field
Baotan- not defined -
Luocheng Co.County
HechiPrefecture
GuangxiAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):大坡岭铜镍矿, 宝坛铜镍矿田, 宝坛乡, 罗城仫佬族自治县, 河池市, 广西壮族自治区, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 58' 30'' North , 108° 45' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.97500,108.75833
GeoHash:G#: wkmq4fe3u
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Copper-nickel sulphide ores, hosted in volcanic intrusive mafic-ultramafic rocks of the Mesoproterozoic Sibao group, comprising tholeiitic and andesitic basalts and diabases, spilite, lherzolite and gabbro. Most of these rocks show evidence of greenschist facies metamorphism.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.; Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Mineral Deposits 26(4), 397-416

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Awaruite'1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Gersdorffite'2.EB.25NiAsS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Nickeline'2.CC.05NiAs
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Violarite'2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As NickelineNiAs

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 - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3190739
Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Mafic 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

References

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Jingwen Mao and Andao Du (2002): The 982 Ma Re-Os age of copper-nickel sulfide ores in the Baotan area, Guangxi and its geological significance. Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(10), 911-920.
Jincheng Zhou, Xiaolei Wang, Jiansheng Qiu, and Jianfeng Gao (2004): Geochemistry of Meso- and Neoproterozoic mafic-ultramafic rocks from northern Guangxi, China: Arc or plume magmatism ? Geochemical Journal 38, 139-152.
Linsu Lü, Jingwen Mao, Jun Liu, Gang Chen, Zuoheng Zhang, Guiqing Xie, and Ruiting Wang (2007): Geological Characteristics, Geochronology and Tectonic Settings of Neoproterozoic Magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) Sulfide Deposits in China. Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 26(4), 397-416 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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