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Yinmin Mine, Dongchuan Cu ore field, Dongchuan District, Kunming, Yunnan, Chinai
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Yinmin MineMine
Dongchuan Cu ore fieldOre Field
Dongchuan DistrictDistrict
KunmingPrefecture
YunnanProvince
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Name(s) in local language(s):因民矿, 东川铜矿田, 东川区, 昆明市, 云南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 15' 29'' North , 102° 27' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.25793,102.46292
GeoHash:G#: wk8v7s55x
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Xikuangshan-type and reduced facies-type copper ore bodies, hosted in Proterozoic stromatolitic dolomite and argillic-arenaceous dolomite.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14
'Biotite'
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
'Hydromuscovite'
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Gongju Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14; Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179

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
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hydromuscovite'-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hydromuscovite'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
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
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3184158
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 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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Gongju Li (1978): Evolution and prospecting practice of Dongchuan-style stratabound copper deposits. Geology and Prospecting 14(1), 8-14 (in Chinese).
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.
Yuanlong Li and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Isotopic tracing of the source of ore-forming materials of the Xikuangshan-type ferro-copper deposit in Dongchuan, Yunnan Province. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(2), 167-179 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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