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Yichun Mine (Mine No. 414), Yichun complex (Yashan batholith), Yuanzhou District, Yichun Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 35' North , 114° 25' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.58333,114.41667
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):宜春矿, 宜春岩体, 袁州区, 宜春市, 江西省, 中国

Small sheet-like body of topaz-lepidolite granite, exploited via open-pit mining.

Mineral List

47 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 1382564
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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Xiuzhong Zheng and Jinrong Ge (1983): The discovery and genesis studies of gibbsite from the weathering crust of niobium and tantalum-bearing albitized granite in 414 mining district, Jiangxi Province. Mineral Deposits 2(1), 87-92 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Rubo Zhang and Weixing Xie (1984): Triplite from 414 mine district, Jiangxi. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(1), 89-93.
Chengfa Wang (1986): A discussion on genesis of the 414 deposit. Mineral Deposits 5(2), 85-96 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Desong Lin (1993): Comparison study of the 414 ore deposit with Limu orefield. Mineral Resources and Geology 7(4), 262-266 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Shiye Xi and Desong Lin (1994): The study on fluid inclusions in minerals from no. 414 ore deposit, Jiangxi. Mineral Resources and Geology 14(2), 114-118.
Lin Yin, Pollard, P.J., Hu Shouxi, and Taylor, R.G. (1995): Geologic and geochemical characteristics of the Yichun Ta-Nb-Li deposit, Jiangxi Province, South China. Economic Geology 90(3), 577-585.
Xiaolong Huang, Rucheng Wang, Xiaoming Chen, Huan Hu, and Changshi Liu (2002): Vertical variations in the mineralogy of the Yichun topaz-lepidolite granite, Jiangxi Province, southern China. Canadian Mineralogist 40(4), 1047-1068.
Xiaolong Huang, Rucheng Wang, Changshi Liu, Xiaomin Chen, Wenlan Zhang, and Mingyuan Lai (2000): Study on phosphorus-rich zircon from Yashan topaz-lepidolite granite, Jiangxi Province, South China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 20(1), 22-27.
Belkasmi, M., Cuney, M., Pollard, P.J., and Bastoul, A. (2000): Chemistry of the Ta-Nb-Sn-W oxide minerals from the Yichun rare metal granite (SE China): genetic implications and comparison with Moroccan and French Hercynian examples. Mineralogical Magazine 64(3), 507-523.
Xiaolong Huang, Rucheng Wang, Xiaoming Chen, and Changshi Liu (2001): Phosphate Minerals from the Yashan F- and P-rich Granite in Yichun, Jiangxi Province: Genetic Implications. Geological Review 47(5), 449-458.
Rucheng Wang, Huan Hu, Aicheng Zhang, Xiaolong Huang, and Pei Ni (2004): Pollucite and the cesium-dominant analogue of polylithionite as expressions of extreme Cs enrichment in the Yichun topaz-lepidolite granite, southern China. Canadian Mineralogist 42(3), 883-896.
Xiao'e Huang and Zhihua Xu (2005): Metasomatism of Jiangxi Yashan granite body and metallogenic relationship between it and rare metals. Jiangxi Nonferrous Metals 19(4), 1-4 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Xudong Che, Rucheng Wang, Huan Hu, Wenlan Zhang, and Xiaolong Huang (2007): Beryllium mineralization in the Yichun topaz-lepidolite granite, Jiangxi: associations of beryllium phosphate minerals. Acta Petrologica Sinica 23(6), 1552-1560.

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