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Chimashan Mine, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, Chinai
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Chimashan MineMine
Yangxin Co.County
HuangshiPrefecture
HubeiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):赤马山铁铜矿, 阳新县, 黄石市, 湖北省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 59' 29'' North , 115° 5' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.99139,115.09917
GeoHash:G#: wt3fe5u8s
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Skarn-type iron-copper deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Jingqu Yao (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(7), 35-40; Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Jingqu Yao (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(7), 35-40; Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jingqu Yao (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(7), 35-40; Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47; Xindong Su and Taomei Liu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(1), 27-32
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingqu Yao (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(7), 35-40; Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47; Xindong Su and Taomei Liu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(1), 27-32
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jalpaite'2.BA.45Ag3CuS2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

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
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Jalpaite2.4.4.1Ag3CuS2
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S JalpaiteAg3CuS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
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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Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3192473
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Jingqu Yao (1981): Associated gold in the Edong Cu-Fe deposits. Geology and Prospecting 17(7), 35-40 (in Chinese).
Shuchu Ji and Yafu Wang (1991): Increasing the recovery of associated gold and silver from the Chimashan copper deposit. Daye Technology 1991(3), 43-47 (in Chinese).
Xindong Su and Taomei Liu (1994): Application of isotopes to the geological study of the iron and copper deposits in southeastern Hubei. Geology and Prospecting 30(1), 27-32.


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