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Baicao Nb-Ta deposit, Yanbian Co., Panzhihua, Sichuan, Chinai
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Baicao Nb-Ta depositDeposit
Yanbian Co.County
PanzhihuaPrefecture
SichuanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):白草铌钽矿床, 盐边县, 攀枝花市, 四川省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 40' North , 102° 0' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.66667,102.00000
GeoHash:G#: wk8x9nd0s
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Alkaline granite pegmatites with REE and rare metals (niobium-tantalum).

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


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
'Apatite'
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Astrophyllite
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Kupletskite
Formula: (K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Description: Nb-rich
Reference: Falu Liu and Jiahui Chen (1982): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 2(2), 137-140
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Fergusonite-(Y)'7.GA.05YNbO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Astrophyllite'9.DC.05K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
'Chevkinite-(Ce)'9.BE.70(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Kupletskite'9.DC.05(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Riebeckite'9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Fergusonite-(Y)8.1.1.1YNbO4
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Chevkinite-(Ce)56.2.8.1(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with (P=2, and N=4, 2 branches)
Astrophyllite69.1.1.1K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Kupletskite69.1.1.2(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
O Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
F Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Na Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Si Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
K Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Ti Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe AstrophylliteK2NaFe72+Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Fe Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
YYttrium
Y Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
LaLanthanum
La Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
CeCerium
Ce Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8
ThThorium
Th Chevkinite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca,Th)4(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe2+,Ti,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3188039
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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Falu Liu and Jiahui Chen (1982): Nb-Kupletskite in alkali-pegmatite in Huili, Sichuan Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 2(2), 137-140.
Fenlian Wang, Taiping Zhao, and Wei Chen (2012): Advances in study of Nb-Ta ore deposits in Panxi area and tentative discussion on genesis of these ore deposits. Mineral Deposits 31(2), 293-308 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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