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Dayanzi PGE deposit, Huili Co., Liangshan, Sichuan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Dayanzi PGE depositDeposit
Huili Co.County
LiangshanPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° North , 102° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~74km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
大岩子铂族元素矿, 会理县, 凉山彝族自治州, 四川省, 中国


Intrusion-related, fault-controlled, disseminated (1-20 g/t PGE) low sulphide Cu-Ni-bearing PGE deposit, hosted along the contact zone between marbles and a mafic intrusion.

Located about 3 km north of Huili.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
Southwest China, ChinaRegion

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Wang Denghong, Qu Wenjun, Li Chunjie, Li Jiankang, Fu Deming, Fu Xiaofang, and Zhao Zhigang (2006): Geological Review 52(2), 219-223; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Borovskite
Formula: Pd3SbTe4
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Wang Denghong, Qu Wenjun, Li Chunjie, Li Jiankang, Fu Deming, Fu Xiaofang, and Zhao Zhigang (2006): Geological Review 52(2), 219-223; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Wang Denghong, Qu Wenjun, Li Chunjie, Li Jiankang, Fu Deming, Fu Xiaofang, and Zhao Zhigang (2006): Geological Review 52(2), 219-223.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Intrusion-hosted PGE mineralization in the Sichuan Province, China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A650.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766; Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Borovskite2.LA.60Pd3SbTe4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Borovskite2.8.1.7Pd3SbTe4
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CopperCu
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd BorovskitePd3SbTe4
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb BorovskitePd3SbTe4
TeTellurium
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te BorovskitePd3SbTe4
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
BiBismuth
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Guangdi Zhang, Jiuling Li, Qunyao Xiong, Feng Qi, and Mingguo Zeng (2002): Initial studies of mineralization and its genesis of Dayanzi PGE deposit in Huili County of Sichuan Province, China. Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 763-766 (in Chinese with English title).
Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Intrusion-hosted PGE mineralization in the Sichuan Province, China. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A650.
Wang Denghong, Qu Wenjun, Li Chunjie, Li Jiankang, Fu Deming, Fu Xiaofang, and Zhao Zhigang (2006): Geological and Geochemical Features of the Dayanzi Pt-Pd Deposit, Huili, Sichuan and Its Implication for Prospecting. Geological Review 52(2), 219-223.
Liguo Guo, Yuping Liu, Wenchao Su, Guofu Zhou, Lin Ye, and Wei Xu (2006): Characteristics of Low Temperature PGE-Mineralization in Dayanzi, Sichuan Province, China: Evidence form BSE and ES Microanalysis. Acta Mineralogica Sinica [Kuangwu Xuebao] 26(2), 203-209.
Hangxin Cheng, Chuandong Zhao, Guangmin Zhuang, Yinhan Liu, Haifeng Nie, and Lu Qi (2007): Primary geochemical anomaly and blind ore prospecting in the Dayanzi Pt-Pd deposit, Sichuan Province. Geology and Prospecting 43(4), 56-60.


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