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Huashugou Mine, Jingtieshan Fe-Cu ore field, Sunan Co., Zhangye, Gansu, Chinai
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Huashugou MineMine
Jingtieshan Fe-Cu ore fieldOre Field
Sunan Co.County
ZhangyePrefecture
GansuProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):桦树沟矿, 镜铁山铁铜矿田, 肃南裕固族自治县, 张掖市, 甘肃省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 20' 21'' North , 97° 56' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.33917,97.94222
GeoHash:G#: wnvxu9rr7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Sedimentary-metamorphic iron-copper deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Yangli Yao (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(5), 15-19; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
'Biotite'
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
'Bitumen'
Reference: Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Yangli Yao (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(5), 15-19; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Leucoxene
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Yangli Yao (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(5), 15-19; Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36; Shaofeng Guo, Xinyu Liu, Xinxin Sun, Shumin Fei, Wei Hong, and Ningning Ding (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 123-129
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Taofa Zhou and Shucang Yue (1999): Geology and Prospecting 35(3), 24-29
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Xiangxin Gao (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'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
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Leucoxene-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
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
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Bitumen'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3189989
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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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Xiaoqiang Zhao (1993): Geological characteristics and ore-controlling structures of the Huashugou iron-copper deposit. Geology and Prospecting 29(3), 24-26.
Taofa Zhou and Shucang Yue (1999): Geochemistry and metallogenesis of the Huashugou copper-(iron) deposit in the northern Qilian mountains. Geology and Prospecting 35(3), 24-29.
Yangli Yao (2000): Discussion on geological characteristics, origin and formation processes of the Huashugou copper deposit in Jingtie mountains. Geology and Prospecting 36(5), 15-19.
Xiangxin Gao (2001): Study of mineralization series in Huashugou iron deposit. Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 32-36.
Donghong Zhao, Hequn Yang, Yulin Liu, and Fangcheng Wang (2003): Discussion on metallogenic age of Huashugou copper deposit in Gansu Province. Mineral Deposits 22(2), 134-140 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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