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Zaozigou Au deposit, Hezuo Co., Gannan, Gansu, Chinai
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Zaozigou Au depositDeposit
Hezuo Co.County
GannanPrefecture
GansuProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 1' 59'' North , 102° 52' 0'' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
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Name(s) in local language(s):
枣子沟金矿 (早子沟金矿), 合作市, 甘南藏族自治州, 甘肃省, 中国


Disseminated-style (Carlin-like) gold deposit. Free gold occurs as microscopic grains (unlike a typical Carlin deposit, where visible gold is absent).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
'Hornblende'
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
'Monazite'
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40; Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74; Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Tripuhyite
Formula: Fe3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tripuhyite4.DB.05Fe3+Sb5+O4
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
AX2O6
Tripuhyite44.2.1.3Fe3+Sb5+O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O RutileTiO2
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb AntimonySb
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Qi Jiang and Rongchao Wang (2010): Deposit formation environment and genesis of Zaozigou gold deposit in Hezuo, Gansu Province. Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 37-40 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Mineralization characteristics and ore genesis of the Zaozigou gold deposit, Gansu Province. Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Guozhong Chen, Zhilu Liang, Hongshun Ma, Yuanning Zhang, Jianlong Wang, and Pengbing Li (2013): The establishment of geological model and total resources estimate of the Zaozigou gold deposit, Hezuo, Gansu Province. Northwestern Geology 46(4), 173-181 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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