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Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin Co., Nanning, Guangxi, Chinai
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Kermesite occurrenceOccurrence
Dafeng- not defined -
Shanglin Co.County
NanningPrefecture
GuangxiAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 108° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~44km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


An unnamed antimony mine in the Damingshan range near the town of Dafeng, which, according to Ottens (2007), turned out in 2006 as the locality of the spectacular kermesite specimens that appeared on the market in 2002-2003.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Josef Vajdak (2008) Mineral News, 24, #3, 15.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Jordi Fabre specimen
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Habit: Fan-shaped aggregates of flattened prismatic crystals to 15 cm; very rarely with well-developed terminations.
Colour: Dark brown to dark reddish brown; dark red in strongly reflected light
Fluorescence: None
Reference: Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
Pääkkönenite
Formula: Sb2AsS2
Reference: Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
Senarmontite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Ottens, B. (2006): Lapis 31 (2), 23-34; Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Ottens, B. (2006): Lapis 31 (2), 23-34; Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Pääkkönenite2.DB.05Sb2AsS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Senarmontite4.CB.50Sb2O3
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Pääkkönenite2.11.5.1Sb2AsS2
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Senarmontite4.3.9.2Sb2O3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O SenarmontiteSb2O3
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S PääkköneniteSb2AsS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
AsArsenic
As PääkköneniteSb2AsS2
SbAntimony
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb PääkköneniteSb2AsS2
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb SenarmontiteSb2O3
Sb StibniteSb2S3

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Ottens, B. (2007): Chinese stibnite: Xikuangshan, Lushi, Wuning and other localities. Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.


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