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Meishan Fe deposit, Jiangning District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, Chinai
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Meishan Fe depositDeposit
Jiangning DistrictDistrict
NanjingPrefecture
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Name(s) in local language(s):梅山铁矿
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 56' 30'' North , 118° 42' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.94167,118.70833
GeoHash:G#: wtsmtqbc8
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Intrusion-hosted skarn and porphyry iron deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mao Jingwen, Wang Yitian, Zhang Zuoheng, Yu Jinjie, and Niu Baogui (2003): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 46(8), 838-851.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bin Zhao, Jinsong Zhao, Zhaolin Li, Zhongze Zhang, and Zhuolun Peng (2003): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 46(5), 481-497.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
'Apatite'
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.; Jinjie Yu, Jingwen Mao, and Changqing Zhang (2008): Progress in Natural Science 18, 167-172.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Jinjie Yu, Jingwen Mao, and Changqing Zhang (2008): Progress in Natural Science 18, 167-172.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hu, Z. (2000): Discrimination of Mercury Anomalies. In: Hale, M. (ed.): Geochemical Remote Sensing of the Subsurface. Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry, Vol. 7, Elsevier (Amsterdam), pp. 439-451.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hu, Z. (2000): Discrimination of Mercury Anomalies. In: Hale, M. (ed.): Geochemical Remote Sensing of the Subsurface. Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry, Vol. 7, Elsevier (Amsterdam), pp. 439-451.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.; Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Labradorite'9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Marialite'9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
var: Specularite-Fe2O3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
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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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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Phase equilibria of altered mineral assemblages in Meishan iron deposit. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
- Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): The Lower Changjiang (Yangzi/Yangtze) River metallogenic belt, east central China: intrusion- and wall rock-hosted Cu-Fe-Au, Mo, Zn, Pb, Ag deposits. Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
- Jinjie Yu, Jingwen Mao, and Changqing Zhang (2008): The possible contribution of a mantle-derived fluid to the Ningwu porphyry iron deposits - Evidence from carbon and strontium isotopes of apatites. Progress in Natural Science 18, 167-172.


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