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Yinyan Sn deposit, Xinyi Co., Maoming, Guangdong, Chinai
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Yinyan Sn depositDeposit
Xinyi Co.County
MaomingPrefecture
GuangdongProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):银岩锡矿, 信宜市, 茂名市, 广东省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 21' North , 111° 20' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 22.35000,111.33333
GeoHash:G#: w7zpjkwqn
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Concealed greisen-porphyry tin deposit, associated with a small granite porphyry stock. Additionally, vein-type cassiterite-sulphide mineralization occurs in the periphery of the stock.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Xunfan Guan, Yongqing Zhou, Jinghua Xiao, Shuzhao Liang, and Jinmao Li (1985): Acta Geologica Sinica 64(2); Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23; Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49; Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23; Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Xunfan Guan, Yongqing Zhou, Jinghua Xiao, Shuzhao Liang, and Jinmao Li (1985): Acta Geologica Sinica 64(2); Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
'Monazite'
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384.; Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
'Protolithionite'
Reference: Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guiqing Li (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23; Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49; Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384; Ganfu Shen and Jinsha Xu (2006): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 25(6), 463-472; Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Reference: Chunlian Xiao (2008): Express Information of Mining Industry 6(6), 70-72
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25; Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismite'4.CB.60Bi2O3
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bismutite'5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Monazite'-
'Protolithionite'-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
AX3
Tungstite4.5.2.1WO3 · H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Protolithionite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H TungstiteWO3 · H2O
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O BismiteBi2O3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TungstiteWO3 · H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W TungstiteWO3 · H2O
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3

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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Guiqing Li (1982): Tin deposit types of Guangdong Province. Geology and Prospecting 18(3), 18-23 (in Chinese).
Zhiliang Wu (1983): Geological features of the Yinyan porphyry tin deposit. Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 21-25 (in Chinese).
Xunfan Guan, Yongqing Zhou, Jinghua Xiao, Shuzhao Liang, and Jinmao Li (1985): Yinyan porphyry tin deposit - a new type of tin deposits in China. Acta Geologica Sinica 64(2).
Guan, X., Shou, Y., Xiao, J., Lian, S., and Li, J. (1988): A new type of tin deposit - the Yinyan porphyry tin deposit in China. In: Hutchison, C.S. (ed.): Geology of Tin Deposits in Asia and the Pacific. Springer Verlag (Berlin, New York), pp. 487-494.
Yihan Xie, Rui Zhao, Ruomei Li, and Yinglan Wang (1988): Physical-chemical conditions and material sources for mineralization of the Yinyan porphyry tin deposit. Mineral Deposits 7(3), 42-49 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Zhu Zhengshu, Zhu Jinchu, and Xu Keqin (1989): Geology, geochemistry and genesis of Yinyan porphyry tin deposit. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 8(4), 374-384.
Chunlian Xiao (2008): Selection of a sorting process for tin ore from Yinyan, Xinyi County, Guangdong Province. Express Information of Mining Industry, Serial 470, 70-72 (in Chinese).


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