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Babaoshan Au-Ag deposit, Longquan Co., Lishui, Zhejiang, Chinai
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Babaoshan Au-Ag depositDeposit
Longquan Co.County
LishuiPrefecture
ZhejiangProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):八宝山金银矿, 龙泉市, 丽水市, 浙江省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 57' 30'' North , 118° 58' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.95833,118.97500
GeoHash:G#: wsux53dvn
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Quartz vein and altered rock type gold-silver deposit, hosted in Proterozoic metamorphic rocks.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Ping Liu (1990): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 15(4), 407-412
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84; Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Silver var: Küstelite
Formula: Ag
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Junfa Zhou (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Chlorite Group-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
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
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
Silver
var: Küstelite
-Ag

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag Silver (var: Küstelite)Ag
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag SilverAg
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3187576
Proterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Hoh Xil-South China Domain

Lithology: Bimodal-mainly mafic volcanic 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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Zhenkuan Luo, Guiming Hu, and Kang Guan (1985): Typomorphic chracteristics of quartz and pyrite in Suichang-Longquan Au-Ag deposits, Zhejiang, China. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 6(3), 77-84.
Ping Liu (1990): Some ore textures from Babaoshan gold-silver deposit, Zhejiang. Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 15(4), 407-412 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Junfa Zhou (1992): Primary halo features and geological-geochemical model of the Babaoshan gold deposit. Geology and Prospecting 28(10), 41-47.


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