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Tiechang Sn deposit (Yunlong Sn deposit), Lancang river valley (Lancangjiang valley; Mekong valley), Yunlong Co., Dali, Yunnan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Tiechang Sn deposit (Yunlong Sn deposit)Deposit
Lancang river valley (Lancangjiang valley; Mekong valley)Valley
Yunlong Co.County
DaliPrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):铁厂锡矿 (云龙锡矿), 澜沧江峪, 云龙县, 大理白族自治州, 云南省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 42' North , 99° 9' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.70000,99.15000
GeoHash:G#: whwd0nwc6
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Hydrothermal quartz veins, veinlet-stockwork ore bodies and layered cassiterite-massive sulphide ore bodies, hosted in migmatitic granite (with alaskite-like chemical composition) and tourmaline-quartz hornfels.

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


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
'Biotite'
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23; Fusheng Dai (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(3), 63; Shaoyong Jiang, Jimin Yu, and Jianjun Lu (2004): Chemical Geology 209(3/4), 193
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23; Fusheng Dai (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(3), 63
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23; Yu, J.M., and Jiang, S.Y. (2003): Mineralogy and Petrology 77(1/2), 67-84
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
'Monazite'
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23; Yu, J.M., and Jiang, S.Y. (2003): Mineralogy and Petrology 77(1/2), 67-84
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23; Yu, J.M., and Jiang, S.Y. (2003): Mineralogy and Petrology 77(1/2), 67-84
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Löllingite'2.EB.15aFeAs2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Dravite'9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3191083
Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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Cunlin Liu, Gen Wang, and Yuan Ma (1987): Geological features of the Tiechang tin deposit, Yunlong County, Yunnan. Geology and Prospecting 23(9), 18-23.
Fusheng Dai (1990): Metallogenic point of view of prospecting the altered rock in the Yunlong tin deposit. Geology and Prospecting 26(3), 63.
Yu, J.M., and Jiang, S.Y. (2003): Chemical composition of tourmaline from the Yunlong tin deposit, Yunnan, China: implications for ore genesis and mineral exploration. Mineralogy and Petrology 77(1/2), 67-84.
Shaoyong Jiang, Jimin Yu, and Jianjun Lu (2004): Trace and rare-earth element geochemistry in tourmaline and cassiterite from the Yunlong tin deposit, Yunnan, China: implication for migmatitic–hydrothermal fluid evolution and ore genesis. Chemical Geology 209(3/4), 193.


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