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Qiantao silica deposit, Huaxi District, Guiyang, Guizhou, Chinai
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Qiantao silica depositDeposit
Huaxi DistrictDistrict
GuiyangPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):黔陶硅石矿床, 花溪区, 贵阳市, 贵州省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° North , 106° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~39km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


High purity quartz sandstone beds of littoral tidal flat basin deposition origin, which form part of the Middle Devonian Dushan formation. The deposit is mined from open pits.

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


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Glauconite-(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Glauconite71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
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.
'Apatite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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- Ruzhou Jiang (1987): Geological features of the Qiantao silica deposit in Guizhou Province. Geology and Prospecting 23(5), 22-26.


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