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Yushui Mine, Mei Co., Meizhou, Guangdong, Chinai
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Name(s) in local language(s):玉水铜多金属矿, 梅县, 梅州市, 广东省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 25' 0'' North , 116° 10' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.41667,116.17917
GeoHash:G#: ws6dgszj6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Volcanic sedimentary-hydrothermal copper-polymetallic deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Wenqiang Chen (2006): Resources Environment and Engineering 20(6), 755-759
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Jiaqi Liu (1997): Geology and Mineral Resources of South China 13(1), 37-50
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Rui Guo, Binghui Chen, and Shoujun Yu (1999): Geotechnical Engineering World 6(6)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Wenqiang Chen (2006): Resources Environment and Engineering 20(6), 755-759
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Franklinite
Formula: Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Wenqiang Chen (2006): Resources Environment and Engineering 20(6), 755-759
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Larosite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Li (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 107-138
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Li (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 107-138
Nuffieldite
Formula: Cu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Li (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 107-138
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Jiaqi Liu (1997): Geology and Mineral Resources of South China 13(1), 37-50
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Wenqiang Chen (2006): Resources Environment and Engineering 20(6), 755-759
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11; Rui Guo, Binghui Chen, and Shoujun Yu (1999): Geotechnical Engineering World 6(6)
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Tennantite var: Zincian Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Rui Guo, Binghui Chen, and Shoujun Yu (1999): Geotechnical Engineering World 6(6)
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Tetrahedrite var: Zincian Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25; Rui Guo, Binghui Chen, and Shoujun Yu (1999): Geotechnical Engineering World 6(6)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Betekhtinite'2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Carrollite'2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Larosite2.LB.35(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Nuffieldite2.JB.25gCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Zincian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Franklinite4.BB.05Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
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
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Betekhtinite2.16.8.1(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Larosite2.16.9.1(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Nuffieldite3.3.4.1Cu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Franklinite7.2.2.4Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
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.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
Tennantite
var: Zincian Tennantite
-Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite
var: Zincian Tetrahedrite
-Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
'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
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
S NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
S PyriteFeS2
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
CuCopper
Cu Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Cu NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SbAntimony
Sb NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Pb NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
BiBismuth
Bi Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13
Bi NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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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- Binghui Chen, Rui Guo, and Shouyun Yu (1994): Metallogenic features and genesis of Cu-polymetallic deposit of Yushui field of Guangdong. Geology and Prospecting 30(3), 20-25.
- Jinyan Yao (1994): Origin of Cu-polymetallic deposits in the southern section of Late Paleozoic depression of Yongmei. Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11.
- Chengjian Wu and Yanzhi Wu (1996): Evidence of late palaeozoic thermal water metallization in South Yongmei depression. Journal of Central South University of Technology 3(1), 79-81.
- Rui Guo, Binghui Chen, and Shoujun Yu (1999): Mineralogy of the Yushui Cu-polymetallic deposit in Meixian, Guangdong. Geotechnical Engineering World 6(6).
- Wenqiang Chen (2006): Geology of Yushui Copper Polymetal Deposit and the Ore Prospecting in Deep Ground. Resources Environment and Engineering 20(6), 755-759.
- Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Li (2007): Distinctive features of Late Paleozoic massive sulphide deposits in South China. Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 107-138.


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