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Damoshan ore field, Gejiu Sn-polymetallic ore field, Gejiu Co., Honghe, Yunnan, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Damoshan ore fieldOre Field
Gejiu Sn-polymetallic ore fieldOre Field
Gejiu Co.County
HonghePrefecture
YunnanProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° North , 103° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Locality type:Ore Field
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


B-F-Sn-Bi skarn.

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Nordenskiöldine
Formula: CaSn4+[BO3]2
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Schoenfliesite
Formula: Mg[Sn(OH)6]
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismite'4.CB.60Bi2O3
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Schoenfliesite'4.FC.10Mg[Sn(OH)6]
'Varlamoffite'4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bismutite'5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
'Nordenskiöldine'6.AA.15CaSn4+[BO3]2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Eulytine'9.AD.40Bi4(SiO4)3
'Vesuvianite'9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Varlamoffite4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Schoenfliesite6.3.6.2Mg[Sn(OH)6]
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
AmBn[XO3]p
Nordenskiöldine24.3.3.1CaSn4+[BO3]2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Eulytine51.5.4.1Bi4(SiO4)3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]
H Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B NordenskiöldineCaSn4+[BO3]2
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BismiteBi2O3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O NordenskiöldineCaSn4+[BO3]2
O SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]
O Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca NordenskiöldineCaSn4+[BO3]2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn NordenskiöldineCaSn4+[BO3]2
Sn SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]
Sn Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi EulytineBi4(SiO4)3

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Chen, J., Halls, C., and Stanley, C.J. (1992): Mineral association and mineralogical criteria for a B-F-Sn-Bi skarn in Damoshan, Gejiu, S. China. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 11(2), 140-155.


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