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Burang ophiolite, Burang Co. (Purang Co.; Pulan Co.), Ngari, Tibet, Chinai
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Burang ophiolite- not defined -
Burang Co. (Purang Co.; Pulan Co.)County
NgariPrefecture
TibetAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):普兰蛇绿岩, 普兰县 (སྤུ་ཧྲེང་རྫོང་), 阿里地区 (མངའ་རིས་ས་ཁུལ་), 西藏自治区, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 48' 0'' North , 80° 49' 59'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


Mafic-ultramafic massif, consisting mainly of mantle peridotites (harzburgite and minor lherzolite) and minor dyke-like dunite bodies, pyroxenite and gabbro.

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Southwest China, China

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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Fahui Xiong, Jingsui Yang, Zhao Liu, Guolin Guo, Songyong Chen, Xiangzhen Xu, Yuan Li, and Fei Liu (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(6), 1878-1908
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Jingsui Yang, Zhongming Zhang, Xiangzhen Xu, Yuan Li, Jinyang Li, Yi Jia, hao Liu, and Dengzhu Ba (2010): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2010.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Millerite
Formula: NiS
'Ophiolite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Ophiolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Ophiolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

References

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Jingsui Yang, Zhongming Zhang, Xiangzhen Xu, Yuan Li, Jinyang Li, Yi Jia, hao Liu, and Dengzhu Ba (2010): Diamond in the Purang peridotite massif, west of the Yarlung Zangbu suture, Tibet: A new discovery. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2010.
Fahui Xiong, Jingsui Yang, Zhao Liu, Guolin Guo, Songyong Chen, Xiangzhen Xu, Yuan Li, and Fei Liu (2013): High-Cr and high-Al chromitite found in western Yarlung Zangbo suture zone in Tibet. Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(6), 1878-1908 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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