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Wuziqilong Cu-Au deposit, Zijinshan ore field, Shanghang Co., Longyan, Fujian, Chinai
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Wuziqilong Cu-Au depositDeposit
Zijinshan ore fieldOre Field
Shanghang Co.County
LongyanPrefecture
FujianProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):五子骑龙铜矿, 紫金山矿田, 上杭县, 龙岩市, 福建省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 11' 34'' North , 116° 25' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.19278,116.41778
GeoHash:G#: ws6z34hyd
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Epithermal copper-gold deposit.

The name of this deposit translates to "five children riding a dragon".

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Dickite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Tianjun Gao and Rensheng Huang (1998): Comparison of typical characters of Zijinshan copper-gold-silver deposits, Shanghang, Fujian Province. Volcanology and Mineral Resources 19(4), 283-294.
Jinzhang Zhang (2013): Geology, exploration model and practice of Zijinshan ore concentrated area. Mineral Deposits 32(4), 757-766 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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