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Zhongjia Mine, Xinluo District, Longyan Prefecture, Fujian Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 中甲锡铁矿, 新罗区, 龙岩市, 福建省, 中国
Tin-polymetallic deposit, consisting of veinlet-disseminated tin-tungsten mineralizations in the inner contact zone of a quartz porphyry intrusion and vein-type polymetallic ore bodies in its outer contact zone. There also are skarns in the area which exhibit a strong vertical zoning. The mine is worked for tin and iron.

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Da Zhang, Bailin Cheng, Wan Jiang, Ganguo Wu, Runmin Peng, Jinshui Chen, and Limin Fang (1999): Geology and metallogenic mechanism of the Zhongjia tin-polymetallic deposit in Longyan, Fujian. Geological Exploration for Nonferrous Metals 8(3), 129-135.

Gangguo Wu, Da Zhang, and Bailin Cheng (1999): Relationship between Crustal Structure and Tin Mineralization in South China. Journal of China University of Geosciences 10(1), 38-42.

Bailin Chen, Da Zhang, Gangguo Wu, Runmin Peng, Jinshui Chen, and Liming Fang (2000): The magnetic fabric characteristics of rocks from Zhongjia tin deposit and the vicinity, Fujian Province. Journal of Geomechanics 6(2), 38-44 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Da Zhang, Gangguo Wu, Jianshe Wu, and Xiangyun Chen (2003): Re-Os Ages of the Zhongjia Tin Polymetallic Deposit Southwestern Fujian and Their Geological Significance. Journal of Geomechanics 9(3), 261-267 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Zulong Yang, Dequan Zhang, Chengyou Feng, Hongquan She, and Jinwen Li (2008): SHRIMP zircon U-Pb dating of quartz porphyry from Zhongjia tin-polymetallic deposit in Longyan area, Fujian Province, and its geological significance. Mineral Deposits 27(3), 329-335 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Guangwu Mao, Yulin Zhu, and Mingan Hu (2013): Geological characteristics and enrichment regularities of the dispersed elements indium and cadmium in the Zhongjia iron ore deposit of Longyan city, Fujian Province. Geology and Exploration 49(1), 130-143 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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