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Badong intrusion, Dechang Co., Liangshan, Sichuan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Badong intrusionIntrusion
Dechang Co.County
LiangshanPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° North , 102° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~35km
Locality type:Intrusion
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


A PGE-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusion in the Pan-Xi rift.
Located about 5 km south of Dechang.

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


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: http://www.wits.ac.za/geosciences/Research/EGRI/Circulars/pdf_files/358.pdf
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.wits.ac.za/geosciences/Research/EGRI/Circulars/pdf_files/358.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.wits.ac.za/geosciences/Research/EGRI/Circulars/pdf_files/358.pdf
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.wits.ac.za/geosciences/Research/EGRI/Circulars/pdf_files/358.pdf
Quartz ?
Formula: SiO2
Description: Quartz certainly does not occur within the intrusion, but can possibly be found in intrusion-related veins in the contact aureole.
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz' ?4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz ?75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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