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Lugou Au deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong, Shanxi, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Lugou Au depositDeposit
Lingqiu Co.County
DatongPrefecture
ShanxiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):鹿沟金矿, 灵丘县, 大同市, 山西省, 中国
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 114° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~28km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate


Stratabound gold deposit in the Wutaishan Archean greenstone belt. The deposit is associated with a banded iron formation (BIF) and controlled by secondary faults.

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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Fengxian Jiang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Fengxian Jiang (2010): A tentative discussion on structural ore-controlling regularity and main types of gold deposits in Wutai Mountain greenstone belt. Mineral Deposits 29(3), 529-540 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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