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Liuju Cu deposit (Luzhou Cu deposit; Liuzu Cu deposit; Liuzhi Cu deposit), Dayao copper mine, Dayao Co., Chuxiong, Yunnan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Liuju Cu deposit (Luzhou Cu deposit; Liuzu Cu deposit; Liuzhi Cu deposit)Deposit
Dayao copper mineMine
Dayao Co.County
ChuxiongPrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):六直铜矿床, 大姚铜矿, 大姚县, 楚雄彝族自治州, 云南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 51' 30'' North , 101° 23' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.85833,101.39167
GeoHash:G#: wk8555r5t
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Redbed-type copper deposit, hosted in Upper Cretaceous sandstones and mudstones.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List

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16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272; Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272; Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272; Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272; Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Yang Weihua (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China. Science Press (Beijing), pp. 470-507
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272; Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37; Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25; Chen Genwen, Xia Bin, Wu Yanzhi, Tu Guangzhi, and Yu Hengxiang (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Bing Tong (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Ferroan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Fe)CO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
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
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
-(Ca,Fe)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188039
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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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Bing Tong (1976): Geochemical environment of formation of the Liuju sandstone copper deposits, Yunnan Province. Geology and Prospecting 12(2), 30-37.
Peijun Zhang and Yiseng Wang (1981): Characteristics and ore-controlling factors of stratabound sandstone Cu deposits in central Yunnan Province. Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 20-25.
Yang Weihua (1996): Geochemistry of Strata-bound Copper Deposits. In: Tu Guangzhi (ed.): Geochemistry of Strata-Bound Deposits in China. Science Press (Beijing), pp. 470-507.
Wengen Chen, Bin Xi, Yanzhi Wu, Guangzhi Tu, and Hengxiang Yu (2000): The metallogenic mechanism of the sandstone-type copper deposits in the Chuxiong Basin, Yunnan Province. Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 262-272.
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.
Wengen Chen and Bin Xia (2006): Diagenetic origin of the Luzhou copper deposit, Yunnan Province, China. In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: meeting the Global Challenge. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 91-92.
Wu, P., and Han, R.-S. (2008): 3D Geochemical anomalous model in the Liuju sandstone-type Copper deposit, Yunnan, China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2008, A1039.
Zhang Yan, Run Sheng, Wu Peng, and Weiping Tang (2013): Application of Thermodynamics pH-Eh to Mineral Zonation Model of Sandstone-hosted Type Copper Deposits in the Chuxiong Basin, Central Yunnan Province, China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 363-368.

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