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Guantian Mine (Lufeng pyrite mine), Lufeng Co., Shanwei, Guangdong, Chinai
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Guantian Mine (Lufeng pyrite mine)Mine
Lufeng Co.County
ShanweiPrefecture
GuangdongProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):官田矿(陆丰黄铁矿矿), 陆丰市, 汕尾市, 广东省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 5' 0'' North , 115° 30' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.08333,115.50833
GeoHash:G#: ws45k6nw5
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


A pyrite mine. The ores are rich in copper and tellurium.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, Furong Huang, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(2), 82-91
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 16(3), 274-277; Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 15(4); Yingchen Ren (1999): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 15(4); Yingchen Ren (1999): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 15(4)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, Furong Huang, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(2), 82-91
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58; Furong Huang (2001): Geology of Chemical Minerals 25(1), 8-10
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Ourayite
Formula: Ag3Pb4Bi5S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 15(4); Yingchen Ren (1999): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, Furong Huang, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(2), 82-91
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, Furong Huang, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(2), 82-91; Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190
Tennantite var: Bismuthian Tennantite
Formula: Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 16(3), 274-277
Tennantite var: Tellurian Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58
Tennantite var: Zincian Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190
Tetrahedrite var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190
Tetrahedrite var: Zincian Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58; Furong Huang (2001): Geology of Chemical Minerals 25(1), 8-10
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, and Changtao Liu (1995): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 14(4); Yingchen Ren (1999): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Aikinite'2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Ourayite2.JB.40cAg3Pb4Bi5S13
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
var: Bismuthian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
var: Tellurian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
var: Zincian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Ourayite3.5.6.1Ag3Pb4Bi5S13
ø = 2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
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.
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tennantite
var: Bismuthian Tennantite
-Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
var: Tellurian Tennantite-Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
var: Zincian Tennantite-Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite
var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite
-Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
var: Zincian Tetrahedrite-Cu10Zn2Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
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 AcanthiteAg2S
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
S Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EmplectiteCuBiS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EmplectiteCuBiS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As Tennantite (var: Zincian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Zincian Tetrahedrite)Cu10Zn2Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
Te Tennantite (var: Tellurian Tennantite)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2](As,Te)4S13
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te TsumoiteBiTe
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi Tennantite (var: Bismuthian Tennantite)Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
Bi Tetrahedrite (var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite)Cu12(Sb,Bi)4S13
Bi EmplectiteCuBiS2
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3
Bi OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi TsumoiteBiTe
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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3185812
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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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Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, and Changtao Liu (1995): The First Discovery of Tellurian Tennantite in China and Its Significance to Ore Prospecting. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 14(4).
Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 16(3), 274-277.
Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Genesis of the Guantian Cupriferous and Te bearing Pyrite Deposit in Guangdong with Reference to Other Sulfide Minerals. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 15(4).
Xuehui Xia, Furong Huang, Changtao Liu, and Fei Yan (1996): Discovery of a series of tetrahedrite group minerals from Lufeng pyrite deposit in Guangdong. Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(3), 186-190.
Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, Furong Huang, and Fei Yan (1996): Occurrence states of Cu, Au, Ag, Te and Bi associated with the Lufeng pyrite deposit in Guangdong. Geology of Chemical Minerals 20(2), 82-91.
Furong Huang (1998): Concentration and Geochemical Behaviour of Tellurium in Guantian Pyrite Deposit. Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yingchen Ren (1999): Bismuth sulfosalt minerals in metal deposits of China and characteristics of their geological occurrences. Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Furong Huang (2001): Genesis of tsumoite and hedleyite of Guantian pyrite deposit. Geology of Chemical Minerals 25(1), 8-10.


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