Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Poshi Ni-(Cu) deposit, Pobei ore district, Ruoqiang Co. (Qakilik Co.; Chaqiliq Co.), Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture (Bayingolin Autonomous Prefecture; Bayinguoleng Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Name(s) in local language(s): 坡北矿区, 若羌县 (چاقىلىق ناھىيىسى), 巴音郭愣蒙古自治州 (بايىنغولىن موڭغۇل ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى), 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国
The Poshi intrusion (also known as Pobei no. 10 intrusion) is elliptical in shape and covers an area of about 3.2 km2. The ultramafic body has a distinct zoning, with gabbro to pyroxene peridotite to peridotite to dunite, from the ore-bearing rocks outward. Nickel grades at 0.3% to 0.6%, with maximum values up to 0.96%, whereas the Cu and Co grades are generally below the cut-off value. Reserves are estimated at 147,000 tonnes of Ni.

Mineral List

25 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.


Huaqin Li, Yuping Mei, Wenjun Qu, Hong Cai, and Guomin Du (2009): SHRIMP zircon U-Pb and Re-Os dating of no. 10 intrusive body and associated ores in Pobei mafic-ultramafic belt of Xinjiang and its significance. Mineral Deposits 28(5), 633-642 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Mingzhe Xia, Xianjun Zhao, Yanfang Song, Naxin Guo, Zhaode Xia, and Changyi Jiang (2013): Geochemical characteristics of the platinum group elements from the Poshi intrusion, northeastern Tarim block and its mineralization. Geology and Exploration 49(1), 1-8 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: May 24, 2019 16:31:26 Page generated: January 15, 2015 06:26:10
Go to top of page