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Wulie river placers, Chengde Co., Chengde, Hebei, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Wulie river placersGroup of Placers
Chengde Co.County
ChengdePrefecture
HebeiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):武烈河沙矿, 承德县, 承德市, 河北省, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 4' 24'' North , 117° 58' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.07333,117.97389
GeoHash:G#: wx7cst1vw
Locality type:Group of Placers
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate


PGE-bearing placer occurrences, related to the PGE-bearing chromite deposits around Gaositai, along the valley of the Wulie river (Wuliehe) between Gaositai and its confluence with the Luan river (Luanhe) south of Chengde.


Note: The grid reference is centered on the area.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Changchengite (TL)
Formula: IrBiS
Type Locality:
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Chengdeite
Formula: Ir3Fe
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
'Iridisite'
Formula: (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220
Mayingite
Formula: IrBiTe
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Platinum var: Ferroan Platinum
Formula: (Pt,Fe)
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Shuangfengite
Formula: IrTe2
Reference: Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Chengdeite'1.AG.35Ir3Fe
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
var: Ferroan Platinum1.AF.10(Pt,Fe)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Changchengite' (TL)2.EB.25IrBiS
'Erlichmanite'2.EB.05aOsS2
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Mayingite2.EB.25IrBiTe
Shuangfengite2.EA.20IrTe2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Iridisite-(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Chengdeite1.2.5.5Ir3Fe
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Mayingite2.12.1.19IrBiTe
Shuangfengite2.12.14.6IrTe2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Changchengite (TL)-IrBiS
'Iridisite'-(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
-(Pt,Fe)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SSulfur
S ChangchengiteIrBiS
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
S LauriteRuS2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChengdeiteIr3Fe
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
CuCopper
Cu Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
TeTellurium
Te MayingiteIrBiTe
Te ShuangfengiteIrTe2
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir ChangchengiteIrBiS
Ir ChengdeiteIr3Fe
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir MayingiteIrBiTe
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir ShuangfengiteIrTe2
PtPlatinum
Pt Platinum (var: Ferroan Platinum)(Pt,Fe)
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt Iridisite(Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi ChangchengiteIrBiS
Bi MayingiteIrBiTe

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3192185
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Zuxiang Yu (1995): Chengdeite - ordered natural iron-iridium alloy. Acta Geologica Sinica 69(3), 215-220 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Zuxiang Yu (1997): Changchengite - A new iridium bismuthide-sulfide. Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490 (in Chinese with English abstract).


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