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Mengbeng Nb-Ta-Sn deposit, Tengchong Sn belt, Tengchong Co., Baoshan, Yunnan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Mengbeng Nb-Ta-Sn depositDeposit
Tengchong Sn beltBelt
Tengchong Co.County
BaoshanPrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° North , 98° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~41km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Vein-type niobium-tantalum-tin deposit, hosted in the greisenization zone of a Late Yanshanian granite intrusion. The deposit consists of two ore bodies that are hosted in different intrusion stages. One ore body hosts Nb-Ta mineralization, the other contains tin.

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Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ping Bai, Haijun Chen, Jianhong Li, and Yanhong Tian (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 295-298
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Ping Bai, Haijun Chen, Jianhong Li, and Yanhong Tian (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 295-298
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Ping Bai, Haijun Chen, Jianhong Li, and Yanhong Tian (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 295-298
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Ping Bai, Haijun Chen, Jianhong Li, and Yanhong Tian (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 295-298

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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- Ping Bai, Haijun Chen, Jianhong Li, and Yanhong Tian (2010): The geological conditions of Nb-Ta-Sn deposit in Mengbeng, Tengchong. Yunnan Geology 29(3), 295-298.


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