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Yingdong Mine, Rucheng Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, Chinai
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Yingdong MineMine
Rucheng Co.County
ChenzhouPrefecture
HunanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):盈洞铜银矿, 汝城县, 郴州市, 湖南省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 27° North , 111° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~331km
Locality type:Mine


A small but high grade copper-silver deposit, which has been explored since the mid 1980s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
'Clays'
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
Clays-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
-(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Qianglu Zhang and Lisheng Liu (2006): Geological characteristics and prospecting methods of Yingdong copper and silver deposit, Hunan. Mineral Resources and Geology 20(4/5), 437-441 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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