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Tianeshan Mine (incl. Xintugou; Tuanshanbao), Zunyi Ni-Mo-PGE-Au ore field, Zunyi Co., Zunyi, Guizhou, Chinai
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Tianeshan Mine (incl. Xintugou; Tuanshanbao)Mine
Zunyi Ni-Mo-PGE-Au ore fieldOre Field
Zunyi Co.County
ZunyiPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 46' 50'' North , 106° 47' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.78054,106.78516
GeoHash:G#: wkgyjcq96
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A nickel-molybdenum mine, which is now mined out and abandoned. The ore beds were not continuous, and gaps occurred between the main deposit at Tianeshan and its outliers at Xintugou and Tuanshanbao.

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


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
'Apatite'
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
'UM2001-03-C:MoS'
Formula: (Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Reference: Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): American Mineralogist 86, 852-861

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Gersdorffite'2.EB.25NiAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Vaesite2.EB.05aNiS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
UM2001-03-C:MoS-(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Vaesite2.12.1.2NiS2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](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)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'UM2001-03-C:MoS'-(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaryteBaSO4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
S VaesiteNiS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
Ni VaesiteNiS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
MoMolybdenum
Mo UM2001-03-C:MoS(Mo,Fe,Ni)3(S,As)6C10
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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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Lishun Kao, Peacor, D.R., Coveney, Jr., R.M., Gengmei Zhao, Dungey, K.E., Curtis, M.D., Penner-Hahn, J.E. (2001): A C/MoS2 mixed-layer phase (MoSC) occurring in metalliferous black shales from southern China, and new data on jordisite. American Mineralogist 86, 852-861.
Coveney, Jr., R.M. (2003): Re-Os dating of polymetallic Ni-Mo-PGE-Au mineralization in Lower Cambrian black shales of south China and its geological significance - a discussion. Economic Geology 98(3), 661-662.


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