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Chonsan mine, North Pyongan Province, North Korea

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 125° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~95km
Köppen climate type:Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):, Pyongan-bukdo (Pyongan-pukdo)


epithermal gold mine 15km west of the Unsan mine.

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Korean Peninsula

Peninsula - 385 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Biotite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Diorite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Dolerite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Gneiss'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Granite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Lamprophyre'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Leucoxene
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Metadolerite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Metagabbro'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Migmatite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Porphyrite'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kim, Y. U. (1994). Repeated mineralization ages and remobilization of elements in gold ore deposits from the Chonsan, Rumoh, and Chokei mines. Shigen-Chishitsu, 44(247), 339-352.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Diorite'-
'Dolerite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'-
'Granite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lamprophyre'-
'Leucoxene'-
'Metadolerite'-
'Metagabbro'-
'Migmatite'-
'Porphyrite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Diorite'-
'Dolerite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'-
'Granite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lamprophyre'-
Leucoxene-
'Metadolerite'-
'Metagabbro'-
'Migmatite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Porphyrite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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