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Thanpahar vein, Chhendapathar, Bankura District, West Bengal, India

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 87° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~66km
Locality type:Vein
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Wolframite-bearing quartz vein, 95 metres long, 28 metres wide, with an oxide zone.

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: B. Mishra, D. C. Pal and M. K. Panigrahi (1999) Fluid evolution in quartz vein-hosted tungsten mineralization in Chhendapathar,Bankura District, West Bengal: Evidence from fluid inclusion study — Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 23-31.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tenorite'4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O TenoriteCuO
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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