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Sujiquan graphite ore field, Qitai Co. (Gucheng Co.; Guqung Co.), Changji Autonomous Prefecture (Sanji Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Sujiquan graphite ore fieldOre Field
Qitai Co. (Gucheng Co.; Guqung Co.)County
Changji Autonomous Prefecture (Sanji Autonomous Prefecture)Prefecture
XinjiangAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
44° North , 90° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~132km
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Deposit rich in orbicular graphite in Hercynian granite. Feng & Yu (2007) report the occurrence of natural carbon nanotubes (approx 8 nanometer diameter) at this locality.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Feng & Yu (2007) Acta Sci. Natur. Univ. Sunyatseni 46:210-211. Zhang et al. (1996)Diqiu Huaxue [Geochimica]25(4): 379-386. Zhang et al. (1991) 2nd China-Japan joint symposium on geochronology, cosmochronology and isotope geology, January 7-10, 1991; Guangzhou, China. p. 140. J.A. Jaszczak (personal observations).
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: John A. Jasczak collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhang et al.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

References

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Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic mineral deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp. (in Chinese)
Youli Feng and Lijing Yu (2007): Naturally occurring carbon nanotubes from graphite ore deposit. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni 46, 210-211.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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