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Yuanjiangite locality, Yuan river placers (Yuanjiang placers), Yuanling Co., Huaihua, Hunan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Yuanjiangite locality- not defined -
Yuan river placers (Yuanjiang placers)Group of Placers
Yuanling Co.County
HuaihuaPrefecture
HunanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 25' 37'' North , 110° 22' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.42694,110.38028
GeoHash:G#: wmn3xybqy
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Gold and PGE-bearing placer.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Yuanjiangite (TL)
Formula: AuSn
Type Locality:
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Chen Lichang, Tang Cuiqing, Zhang Jianhong, and Liu Zhenyun (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(3), 232-238

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Osmium'1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
'Platinum'1.AF.10Pt
'Yuanjiangite' (TL)1.AC.15AuSn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Realgar'2.FA.15aAs4S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Yuanjiangite (TL)1.1.2.3AuSn
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As RealgarAs4S4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn YuanjiangiteAuSn
OsOsmium
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au YuanjiangiteAuSn
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191213
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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


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