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Huangshan Mine, Huangshan complex, Zhuji Co., Shaoxing, Zhejiang, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Huangshan MineMine
Huangshan complexComplex
Zhuji Co.County
ShaoxingPrefecture
ZhejiangProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):璜山金矿
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 35' North , 120° 20' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.58333,120.33333
GeoHash:G#: wtm8632p3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Quartz vein-type gold deposit, hosted in sheared quartz-diorite. The Huangshan mine is by far the most productive gold mine in the area.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pirajno, F., and Bagas, L. (2002): Ore Geology Reviews 20, 109-126.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Pirajno, F., and Bagas, L. (2002): Ore Geology Reviews 20, 109-126.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
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
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'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 AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Early Cretaceous - Late Jurassic
100.5 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 3186780
Mesozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (100.5 - 163.5 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Changjiang Li, Butai Xu, Yonghe Hu, and Xuliang Jiang (1990): Regional metallogeny of Au-Ag-Pb-Zn mineralizations in southeastern Zhejiang Province. Geology and Prospecting 26(6), 1-8.
- Pirajno, F., Bagas, L., Hickman, A.H., and Zhejiang Gold Research Team (1997): Gold mineralization of the Chencai-Suichang Uplift and tectonic evolution of Zhejiang Province, southeast China. Ore Geology Reviews 12, 35-55.
- Pirajno, F., and Bagas, L. (2002): Gold and silver metallogeny of the South China Fold Belt: a consequence of multiple mineralizing events ? Ore Geology Reviews 20, 109-126.
- Pirajno, F. (2009): Hydrothermal Processes and Mineral Systems. Springer Science & Business Media B.V., 1250 pp.


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