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Tiezhang Sn deposit, Zijin Co., Heyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 铁嶂锡矿, 紫金县, 河源市, 广东省, 中国
Sedimentary-metamorphic hydrothermally transformed tin deposit, hosted in Lower Jurassic shales and sandstones overlying a monzonitic granite. Tin occurs as colloidal to cryptocristalline cassiterite, either disseminated in phyllitic shales or cementing sandstone nodules that contain lead, zinc and silver, and as crystalline cassiterite together with sulfides in quartz veins or as a filling along fissures.

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Gongsheng Yan (1987): A study on geology and genesis of the Tiezhang tin deposit, Zijin County, Guangdong Province. Mineral Deposits 6(1), 45-55 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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