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Sanjiazi Mine (Sanjia Mine), Qinglong Co., Qinhuangdao, Hebei, Chinai
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Sanjiazi Mine (Sanjia Mine)Mine
Qinglong Co.County
QinhuangdaoPrefecture
HebeiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):三家子金矿 (三家金矿), 青龙满族自治县, 秦皇岛市, 河北省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 28' 30'' North , 119° 2' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.47500,119.03333
GeoHash:G#: wxhwk8jrv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dwa : Monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate


Quartz vein-type gold deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Gold var: Argentian Mercurian Gold
Formula: (Au,Ag,Hg)
Description: Authors report the composition of this phase as (Au,Ag)3Hg. This actually might be a new mineral.
Reference: Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231
Miharaite
Formula: Cu4FePbBiS6
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231; Yingchen Ren (1999): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51
'Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)'
Formula: Ag2+xAu1-yHg
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13; Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Electrum1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
var: Argentian Mercurian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Aikinite'2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Miharaite2.LB.05Cu4FePbBiS6
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)-Ag2+xAu1-yHg

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Miharaite3.1.5.1Cu4FePbBiS6
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Gold
var: Argentian Mercurian Gold
-(Au,Ag,Hg)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)'-Ag2+xAu1-yHg

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag Gold (var: Argentian Mercurian Gold)(Au,Ag,Hg)
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)Ag2+xAu1-yHg
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
AuGold
Au Gold (var: Argentian Mercurian Gold)(Au,Ag,Hg)
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
Au Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)Ag2+xAu1-yHg
HgMercury
Hg Gold (var: Argentian Mercurian Gold)(Au,Ag,Hg)
Hg Unnamed (Ag-Au Amalgam II)Ag2+xAu1-yHg
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3191023
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 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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Zhenkuan Luo, Manshe Wang, Kang Guan, and Chuantai Wang (1990): First discovery in China: alpha-Ag-Au amalgam and miharaite from a quartz vein-type gold deposit. Gold Science and Technology 1990(4), 6-13 (in Chinese).
Kang Guan, Zhenkuan Luo, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1990): The first discovery of miharaite in China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(3), 227-231.
Fenglian Nie, Tianxin Zhao, and Shuji Zhang (2003): Character of gold mineral and geological significance of gold fineness of some gold deposits in eastern Hebei. Gold Geology 9(1), 48-51.


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