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Bijigou Fe-Ti-V deposit, Yang Co., Hanzhong, Shaanxi, Chinai
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Bijigou Fe-Ti-V depositDeposit
Yang Co.County

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Name(s) in local language(s):毕机沟铁钛钒矿床, 洋县, 汉中市, 陕西省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 17' 0'' North , 108° 2' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.28333,108.04167
GeoHash:G#: wmuv6e193
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate

Vanadiferous-titaniferous magnetite deposit, hosted in gabbro.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Magnetite var: Vanado-Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Formula: FeS2
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X0002926
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
var: Vanado-Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Titaniferous Magnetite-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
var: Vanado-Magnetite-Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O Magnetite (var: Vanado-Magnetite)Fe2+Fe23+O4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe Magnetite (var: Vanado-Magnetite)Fe2+Fe23+O4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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1000 - 1600 Ma

ID: 3188295
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

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External Links [National Geological Archives of China, record no. X00029626] [National Geological Archives of China, record no. X00033528]

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