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Yaoling Mine, Qujiang District, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 瑶岭钨矿, 曲江区, 韶关市, 广东省, 中国
Quartz vein and greisen type tungsten deposit, sharing the same tectonic background as the Shirenzhang-Meiziwo deposit. After the wolframite resources were exhausted in 2004, a scheelite-bearing skarn zone was discovered in the southern part of the mine field.

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Guiqing Li (1982): Tin deposit types of Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23 (in Chinese).

Yan Wang, Shenghua Zhou, Mengxiong Chen, Minggao Li, and Yongxiong Zeng (2007): Variety and superposition in the Yaoling tungsten deposit, northern Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 43(3), 1-5.

Shehong Li, Wenqian Li, Qianyong Liang, Jibiao Jia, and Jiedong Zheng (2009): The features of Cambrian strata and their implications to exploration of quartz vein wolframite in the Yaoling tungsten mining area. Geology and Exploration 45(4), 358-366.

Donghong Liu (2009): Superseded resource prospecting of Yaoling W deposit in Guangdong. Mineral Deposits 28(suppl.), 43-48 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Wei Zhai, Xiaoming Sun, Yunshan Wu, Hongying Sun, Renmin Hua, and Wenqian Li (2011): 40Ar-39Ar dating of Yaoling tungsten deposit in northern Guangdong Province and SHRIMP U-Pb zircon age of related granites. Mineral Deposits 30(1), 21-32 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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