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Merwinite skarn occurrence, Laiyuan Co., Baoding, Hebei, Chinai
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Merwinite skarn occurrenceOccurrence
Laiyuan Co.County
BaodingPrefecture
HebeiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):镁硅钙石夕卡岩矿点, 涞源县, 保定市, 河北省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 114° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate


An undisclosed skarn, occurring in the contact zone between a diorite intrusion and limestones somewhere in Laiyuan County.
The skarn consists to more than 90% (w/w) of merwinite.

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8 valid minerals.

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Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
'Skarn'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Humite'9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
'Merwinite'9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Skarn'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Skarn'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): The discovery and research of merwinite in China. Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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