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Yinshan Ag-Pb-Zn deposit, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, Chinai
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Yinshan Ag-Pb-Zn depositDeposit
Yangxin Co.County
HuangshiPrefecture
HubeiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):银山银铅锌矿床, 阳新县, 黄石市, 湖北省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 54' 0'' North , 115° 8' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.90000,115.14444
GeoHash:G#: wt3fh5jsh
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Hydrothermal-reworked silver-lead-zinc deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Lin (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 107-138.; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Shikun Huang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 6-11, 20
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Lin (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 107-138.; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Hydrohetaerolite'
Formula: ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Lin (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 107-138.; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Shikun Huang (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(9), 6-11, 20; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Lin (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 107-138.; Junping Dong (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chalcophanite'4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
'Coronadite'4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
'Cryptomelane'4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hausmannite'4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Hydrohetaerolite'4.BB.10ZnMn2O4 · H2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Psilomelane-
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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Hydrohetaerolite'7.2.7.3ZnMn2O4 · H2O
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2O
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6

Regional Geology

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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3184507
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 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]

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References

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Junping Dong (1992): The Yinshan Ag-Pb-Zn deposit: its geological features and metallogenetic process. Geology and Prospecting 28(7), 21-24, 44 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Lin (2007): Distinctive features of Late Palaeozoic massive sulphide deposits in South China. Ore Geology Reviews 31, 107-138.
Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Geodynamic settings and tectonic model of skarn gold deposits in China: An overview. Ore Geology Reviews 31, 139-169.


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