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Muyouchang Mine, Wuchuan Co., Zunyi, Guizhou, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Muyouchang MineMine
Wuchuan Co.County
ZunyiPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):木油厂汞矿, 务川仡佬族苗族自治县, 遵义市, 贵州省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 34' North , 107° 48' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.56667,107.80000
GeoHash:G#: wmhdt03sf
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Stratabound mercury deposit, hosted in carbonate rocks along a regional fault zone.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50; Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50; Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Description: Crystals to 5 mm
Reference: Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50; Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50; Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50; Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cervantite'4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O ValentiniteSb2O3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CinnabarHgS
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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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Dezhong Zhou, Jianquan Mao, and Guozhen Yang (1982): The classification of structural domains and structural zones of mercury ore deposits in Guizhou Province. Mineral Deposits 1(1), 43-50 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yonghong Zhu, Shihui Xu, Qilun Wang, and Chenglin Zhu (2012): Geological characteristics and metallogenic model of the Muyouchang orefield in the Wuchuan mercury mineralization belt, Guizhou Province. Geology and Exploration 48(1), 38-48 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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